Integrating PID into education

Integrating PID into education

At the International Partners’ Workshop in Cambodia in 2006, Prolinnova partners decided to give more attention to curriculum development and the integration of Participatory Innovation Development (PID) approaches into higher education systems. They asked the Centre for International Cooperation of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (CIS-VUA), then a partner in the Prolinnova International Support Team (IST), to facilitate …

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Webinar report on building capacities in universities and research institutes to integrate PID

Webinar 2 theme: “Building capacities within universities and research institutes to create conducive conditions for stimulating reflection and integrating Participatory Innovation Development (PID)” The Prolinnova international network (www.prolinnova.net) initiated a series of three webinars to provide an opportunity for its Community of Practice (CoP) to share experiences in linking with university and research actors in …

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Prolinnova in GFAiR Collective Action on Transforming Higher Education in Agriculture

The Collective Action (CA) on Transforming Higher Education in Agriculture, formally launched on 14 September 2023, aims to promote and accelerate the transformation of higher educational models of learning through improved technical and practical skills and effectiveness of agricultural professionals to increase their employability, agricultural entrepreneurship, innovation and ethical leadership within their countries’ agricultural innovation …

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Integrating the PID approach into state and non-state organisations in Ghana

For many years, the multistakeholder Prolinnova–Ghana platform has been implementing the Participatory Innovation Development (PID) approach through several successive projects. It has mobilised numerous stakeholders in agricultural research and development (ARD) to identify local innovations within farming communities and to collaborate with farmers in improving these innovations through farmer-led joint experimentation. These projects have all …

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Webinar report on linking with universities & research institutes in PID

Prolinnova Webinar Series 2023 – Webinar 1 Report: “Linking with universities and research institutions in promoting farmer-led participatory innovation development in ecologically oriented agriculture and natural resource management” Prolinnova has initiated a series of three webinars to provide an opportunity for its Community of Practice to share experiences in linking with university and research actors …

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Prolinnova webinar series “Linking with universities & research in PID”, Webinar 3 on 7 Feb 2024

The Prolinnova network held a series of three webinars for network members to share experiences in integrating the Participatory Innovation Development (PID) approach into instititions of research and higher education. Webinar 1 took place in April 2023; see the report here. Webinar 2 in August 2023 focussed on experiences in building capacities within universities and …

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Webinar on practising PID within universities & research institutes

Continuation of the Participatory Innovation Development (PID) approach will depend on learning by younger generations who will enter into work in agricultural research and development institutions. Prolinnova partners at country level are therefore linking with universities and colleges to involve students and young researchers in PID processes and give them opportunities to learn also through …

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GFAR Talks: Can higher education meet farmers’ needs?

In the GFAR Talks session online on 1 March 2023, Vincent Mariadho from Prolinnova–Kenya explained Prolinnova’s perspective on how universities can meet small-scale farmers’ needs by integrating the approach of recognising local innovation and facilitating farmer-led participatory research engaging university students and staff. Vincent discussed with Jim French, Secretary General of GCHERA (Global Confederation of …

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Troisième formation DPI au Bénin / Third PID training in Benin

Photo: Studio Mass, Benin Troisième formation DPI au Bénin Un troisième atelier virtuel dans le cadre du programme de formation sur mesure sur l’innovation locale et le développement participatif de l’innovation (IL/ DPI) s’est tenu à Parakou, au Bénin, le 17 décembre 2020. Cet événement était le suivant d’une série d’activités du projet de formation …

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Deuxième formation DPI au Bénin / Second PID training in Benin

En octobre 2020, le deuxième atelier sur le développement participatif d’innovation (DPI) s’est tenu virtuellement, comme le premier, en raison de la situation de COVID-19. C’était dans le cadre du projet “Renforcement de capacités des enseignants des lycées agricoles pour soutenir l’entrepreneuriat social basé sur l’innovation locale pour la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle“, financé par …

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