Bolivia Country Platform

Programa de Desarrollo Integral Interdisciplinario (PRODII) / Interdisciplinary Integrated Development Programme
Félix Vale Vega –

Germán Jarro, Fundacion Agrecol Andes –


In 2005, the regional network Prolinnova–Andes (Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador) was created with the aims of promoting farmer innovation processes and exchanging experiences in participatory innovation development (PID). Since then, regional- and national-level activities to promote local innovation were carried out, i.e., two regional workshops (in 2005 and 2008), Field Day for Local Innovators in …


Prolinnova-Bolivia report for 2019

The new director of PRODII, José A. Arratia Ríos, reports on some activities to promote farmer-led innovation in Bolivia in 2019. PRODII is the host organisation of Prolinnova-Bolivia. El nuevo director del PRODII, José A. Arratia Ríos, informa sobre algunas actividades para promover la innovación liderada por los agricultores en Bolivia en 2019. PRODII es …

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Prolinnova-Bolivia report for 2018

In 2018, Prolinnova–Bolivia partners were interested in the experiences of African Country Platforms in working with Local Innovation Support Funds/Facilities (LISFs). One of the partners, PRODII, arranged that documents on LISF be translated into Spanish, and the partners agreed to try out LISFs in Bolivia. World Neighbors drew up a proposal with a budget from …

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Prolinnova-Bolivia’s update for 2016

The network in Bolivia has produced a brief report on its activities in 2016 – in both Spanish and English – drawing attention especially to two videos on the Farmer Innovation Fair in 2016:

Report on Prolinnova activities on Bolivia 2014-15

The Prolinnova group in Bolivia report (in Spanish) on their activities in 2014 and 2015, including a training workshop in Participatory Innovation Development (PID), a national farmer innovation fair. The group is coordinated by Maria Omonte of Vecinos Mundiales (World Neighbors).

Farmer Innovation Fair in Bolivia

The National Meeting of Farmer Innovators was held on 4 December 2015 in Cochabamba, Bolivia. A total of 45 innovations were selected. The fair was attended by 51 innovators, 38 stands from six departments: Santa Cruz, La Paz, Oruro, Potosi,Cochabamba and Chuquisaca. The event began at 10:30 a.m. with a Forum. Elizabeth Vargas, representing Prolinnova-Bolivia, presented the Prolinnova netowrk, its approach Participatory …

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