There is a need for models for innovation platforms at lower levels that can bring together stakeholders and foster innovation development, promoting and outscaling farmer innovations and helping national planners to recognise the value of local-level outscaling as an important basis for upscaling through the institutions. The interest to influence policy has to be grounded …
Philippines Country Platform
Host organisation: International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR)
(Ms) Emily Monville Oro – firstname.lastname@example.org (Country Coordinator)
(Ms) Maggie Rosimo – email@example.com (CP Coordinator)
(Ms) Marie (Abbi) Cabriole – firstname.lastname@example.org (CP Focal Point)
In the third quarter of 2023, Prolinnova-Philippines continued its efforts to strengthen partnerships and empower farmers. This report summarises notable activities conducted by the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) in alignment with the Prolinnova approach during this period. Moving forward, the Prolinnova-Philippines Country Platform aims to rebuild or strengthen partnerships while continuing to share …
On 26 May 2023, representatives of Prolinnova Country Platforms in Asia met in a virtual workshop organised by Sharad Rai, the regional coordinator in Asia, and Suman Manandhar, co-chair of the Prolinnova Oversight Group. The 6-page report on the meeting can be found here.
As Covid-19 stopped many development initiatives and activities of members of the Philippines Country Platform, the secretariat IIRR is re-grouping and looking to expand its partnership. As a start, IIRR has leveraged its various types of collaboration with the academe and research and development arms of government agencies to deliver outcomes for the poor and …
on“Building Resilient Food Systems by 2030” held 9 September 2021
Building the infrastructure for Strengthening Rural Advisory Services (RAS) through Innovation Development Platforms pdf file: 755 KB
The network in the Philippines has made a brief report on its activities in 2016. PDF file; 1.21 MB
Prolinnova-Philippines, led by the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), celebrated the 2016 International Farmer Innovation Day by bringing farmers from Guinayangan, Quezon, to farmer innovators across Region 4. Through a roving workshop, farmers were able to visit and learn from their peers. Click here for the full article: PDF file; 655 KB
Prolinnova-Philippines is a relatively “young” Country Platform which does not have any dedicated Prolinnova funding but is nevertheless active in promoting local innovation. Its report on activities in 2015 can be found here (PDF file; 337 KB).
IIRR-Philippines, the coordinating NGO of Prolinnova-Philippines, organised two activities to encourage farmers to learn from each other: 17 farmers from Guinayangan, Quezon, took part in a “roving workshop” with a special emphasis on coffee and cacao production, and 70 farmers took part in a “farmer learning event” in which farmer trainers shared innovations in livestock management. See the report …
For the second year, the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) in partnership with the local government of Guinayangan, Quezon, celebrated International Farmer Innovation Day by honouring farmers who continue to promote sustainable approaches and to innovate in their farms and in the management of resources. An exhibit of these approaches and innovations was put …