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African Partners Workshop 2024, Nairobi

The African Partners Workshop (AfPW) took place in Nairobi, Kenya, directly after the International Farmer Innovation Fair and Conference. It was a two-day event (11–12 April 2024) with a very full programme that allowed for sharing and discussion of experiences from two of the Misereor-funded projects that are currently being implemented, as well as from …

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Latest articles in Appropriate Technology Magazine

In the March 2024 edition of the Appropriate Technology magazine, three articles submitted by Prolinnova Country Platforms were published: An article about joint experimentation related to household poultry that has been initiated in South Africa An article about a national farmers day in Ghana where farmer innovators received awards An article from Uganda about how …

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International Farmer Innovation Fair and Conference in Nairobi

Last week (8–10 April 2024) saw farmer innovators from more than 10 African countries coming together in person – and joined online by farmer innovators from Asia – to share their innovations at the Kilimo Grand Resort. The event was funded by the 11th Hour Project of the Schmidt Family Foundation and was coordinated by …

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Prolinnova joins the Agroecology Coalition!

The Agroecology Coalition was set up in 2023 with the purpose of accelerating the transformation of food systems through agroecology. Oliver Oliveros (o.oliveros@agroecology-coalition.org), long-time Friend of Prolinnova, is Coordinator of the Agroecology Coalition and head of the Coalition Secretariat. The Coalition has a number of functions including the co-creation and exchange of knowledge, seeking to …

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Global Report for 2021-2022

We are pleased to share with you the Global Prolinnova Report for 2021-2022, which provides an overview of the network’s activities and achievements. The report can be found at the following link: https://prolinnova.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Global-Prolinnova-Report-2011_2022-v4.pdf  

Report from the 2023 International Partners Workshop in South Africa

Last month we had the International Partners Workshop in Limpopo, South Africa. The workshop report as well as a pdf file containing all the presentations are available on the website at the following links: Workshop report: https://prolinnova.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/IPW-Workshop-Report-2023-v4.pdf   Compilation of presentations https://prolinnova.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/IPW-Polokwane-2023-Combined-Presentations-3.1.pdf

ELI-FaNS inception workshop, 20-24 Feb 2023, Accra

The inception workshop for the new 3-year project (Jan 2023 – Dec 2025) funded by Misereor “Expanding the promotion of local innovation for food security and healthy nutrition to strengthen resilience, with a focus on women” (ELI-FaNS) took place in Accra on 20-24 February 2023. Representatives of the five Country Platforms involved in on-the-ground activities …

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Prolinnova-GFAR Innovation Survey

Earlier in 2022, GFAR appointed Prolinnova to undertake a survey of members’ perceptions about innovation, especially local innovation and joint innovation processes. The assignment was led by the Brigid Letty from the Institute of Natural Resources (INR) in collaboration with Sharad Rai (Innovation Development Partners), who is also the Asia Regional Coordinator for Prolinnova. Thanks …

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Virtual International Partners Workshop 2021

The International Partners Workshop (IPW) took place virtually in early October 2021, the first day being an online marketplace that gave partners in the Country Platforms a chance to share some experiences in promoting local innovation and participatory innovation development (PID) activities in their countries. The IPW focused on two main themes – institutionalisation of …

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