News & Reports Archive

  • PROLINNOVA shares experiences at ESEE 2015

    Prolinnova was invited to share its experiences at the 22nd European Seminar on Extension and Education which took place from 28 April to 1 May 2015 in Wageningen, the Netherlands.

  • FIPAO 2015 online

    The West African workshop on approaches to farmer-led research (12-14 May) and the West African Farmer Innovation Fair (15-16 May) took place in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

  • Prolinnova-AAS Working Paper & article on farmer-led research

    The first output of the collaboration between Prolinnova and the CGIAR Research Programs on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) and Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) has been published:

  • Prolinnova joins AAS dialogue on scaling partnerships

    In early December 2014, the CGIAR research program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) convened researchers and development partners for a 3-day dialogue in Rome to explore how the impact of AAS research could be scaled out horizontally and scaled up through institutions and policies. Prolinnova experiences were well mirrored through participation in the dialogue by the former co-chair of the Prolinnova Oversight Group, Susan Kaaria, and by a member of the Prolinnova International Support Team, Ann Waters-Bayer.  

  • Prolinnova-CGIAR studies on CSO-supported farmer-led research

    Prolinnova is collaborating with the CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs) Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) and Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security (CCAFS) in seeking to understand how farmer-led research approaches improve smallholder farmers' livelihoods and local capacity to innovate.

  • Celebrating Farmer innovation Day and SRI Learning Group Reflection Workshop, 29 November 2014 - Philippines

    For the second year, the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) in partnership with the local government of Guinayangan, Quezon, celebrated International Farmer Innovation Day by honouring farmers who continue to promote sustainable approaches and to innovate in their farms and in the management of resources. An exhibit of these approaches and innovations was put on display to raise awareness and knowledge about these innovation processes. Sixty farmers took part in the event.

  • Congratulations to Fetien Abay, AU Science & Technology Award winner

    A long-time member of the Prolinnova network, Fetien Abay, won the African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award 2014 for the Eastern African Region in the Earth and Life Sciences category. The award ceremony was on 19 December 2014 at the headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Fetien was given recognition for her outstanding achievements in science and technology. She is the Director of the Institute of Environment, Gender and Development Studies at Mekelle University in northern Ethiopia and is the scientific coordinator of various community-based projects.

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