South Africa

2018 annual report Prolinnova-South Africa

The Prolinnova-South Africa coordinator reports very briefly on activities related to promoting local innovation in the country and subregion in 2018, which included backstopping other Country Platforms (CPs) and coordinating multi-CP project-acquisition efforts. See the one-page report here.

2017 annual report Prolinnova-South Africa

The coordinator of Prolinnova-South Africa gives a brief report on activities in 2017, including representation of the Prolinnova partners in Eastern & Southern Africa in the AFAAS (African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services) meeting in Durban, South Africa. The one-page report can be found here.

AFAAS/GFRAS event on Developing Local Extension Capacity, Durban, South Africa

On 4 November 2017, upon the invitation of Max Olupot (AFAAS), Brigid Letty (a member of Prolinnova-South Africa and a member of the Prolinnova taskforce for the Eastern and Southern Africa Sub-region) attended an event that was a joint initiative of GFRAS (Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services) and AFAAS (African Forum for Agricultural Advisory …

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Training & mentorship in PID in South Africa

Cases of joint experimentation – Outcomes and lessons learnt August 2015 to July 2016 A training programme, conducted in collaboration with the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), funded by Nuffic involved two workshops and a period of practical application of the principles covered in the workshops. The final report documents the cases of joint experimentation undertaken …

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PID training report and feedback session

A training programme, conducted in collaboration with KIT, has been funded by Nuffic and has involved two workshops and a period of practical application of the principles covered in the workshops. The training programme was requested by Mahlathini Development Foundation and was supported by Institute of Natural Resources NPC. PID Training Report Workshop  PID Feedback Session …

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10-year review Prolinnova-South Africa

Looking back over the last 10 years: a review of Prolinnova-South Africa and its efforts to institutionalise participatory development approaches and an appreciation of local innovationBrigid Letty (March 2014) Introduction The review of Prolinnova-South Africa’s activities since its inception in 2004 has been an opportunity to reflect back on the range of activities that the …

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Farmer Access to Innovation Resources (FAIR) 2 in South Africa: findings and lessons learnt

Prolinnova South Africa was one of the seven countries that piloted local innovation support funds (LISFs) under the Farmer Access to Innovation Resources (FAIR) project supported by the Rockefeller Foundation. The report Farmer Access to Innovation Resources (FAIR) 2 in South Africa: findings and lessons learnt captures some of the key experiences and lessons of …

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