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Introduction

About Prolinnova–South India

Innovations and practices developed by farmers and local communities for addressing location-specific needs, based on practical knowledge andlocal resources, are gaining more and more importance and significance, especially in the present agrarian crises of climate change, agricultural biodiversity erosion and food insecurity.

Prolinnova–South India, a multistakeholder platform formed in 2020,intends to strengthen and supplement the experimentation and innovation capacities of local farmers and local communities. It is committed to developing processes, procedures and programmes for supporting experimentation in local communities and for mainstreaming farmer innovation processes and results in the formal agricultural research and development (ARD) system. Prolinnova–South India seeks to bring together NGOs, academic institutions, students, the private sector and government ARD institutionsand also to mobilise support to this end.

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