Prolinnova International Secretariat moves to KIT !

Since 1 July 2015, the Prolinnova International Secretariat is hosted by the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam. See below the announcement in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. We thank ETC Foundation for hosting the Secretariat since the launch of Prolinnova until now!

About Prolinnova

PROmoting Local INNOVAtion in ecologically oriented agriculture and NRM  

VISION:    A world where women and men farmers play decisive roles in agricultural research and development for sustainable livelihoods

Farmer innovators’ views on capacity to innovate

During the West African Farmer Innovation Fair on 15–16 May 2015 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Jean-Marie Diop on behalf of Prolinnova interviewed farmer exhibitors to gain insight into their perspectives of what enhances and constraints local innovation. 

Newly elected Prolinnova Oversight Group members

In addition to the change in host of the Prolinnova network from ETC Foundation to KIT (Royal Tropical Institute), there have been a couple of changes in the membership in the Prolinnova Oversight Group (POG).

2015 International Partners Workshop (IPW) held in Axum, Ethiopia

Prolinnova-Ethiopia, coordinated by PANE (Poverty Action Network Ethiopia), hosted the International Partners Workshop (IPW) on 27-30 April 2015 in Axum, Ethiopia. This was a return visit to Ethiopia, where the first IPW took place in March 2004 in Yirgalem.

Prolinnova–Ethiopia policy brief on local innovation in agriculture

Within the framework of the project “Strengthening Community Resilience to Change: Combining Local Innovative Capacity with Scientific Research” (CLIC–SR) funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, Prolinnova–Ethiopia (PE) has published a policy brief entitled “Creating a space for local innovation in agriculture”.

FIPAO: West Africa Farmer Innovation Fair and Workshop on Farmer-Led Research, May 2015

The West African workshop on approaches to farmer-led research and the West Africa Farmer Innovation Fair (FIPAO in French: Foire de l’Innovation Paysanne en l’Afrique de l’Ouest) was held on 12–16 May 2015 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Ouagadougou Declaration

Participants in the May 2015 workshop on farmer-led research agreed on recommendations for decision- and policymakers in agricultural research and development.

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.

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