Climate Change & PID

The role of local innovation in supporting climate-change adaptation

During the International Partners Workshop in Cambodia in 2006, Prolinnova partners expressed their interest in looking into the link between climate-change adaptation and participatory innovation development (PID). After all, if farmers are constantly having to adapt to changes in local conditions, whatever the cause of these changes may be, some of their innovation efforts will …

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LINEX-CCA project completed!!

The 3-year LINEX-CCA project supported by Misereor in the group of three Asian countries – Cambodia, India and Nepal – was completed in December 2014. The Prolinnova Country Platforms (CPs) in these three countries were engaged in facilitating local innovation and experimentation as a means of helping smallholder farmers adapt to climate change. Women’s innovation was a …

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2013 meeting of LINEX–CCA partners

Members of the Prolinnova Country Platforms in Cambodia, India and Nepal involved in the LINEX–CCA (Local INnovation and EXperimentation for Climate Change Adaptation) project supported by Misereor, Germany, met on 25 May 2013, before the Prolinnova International Partners Workshop (IPW). Suman Manandhar (LI-BIRD, Nepal), Sonali Bisht (INHERE, India), Sam Vitou (CEDAC, Cambodia) and Chesha Wettasinha …

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LINEX-CCA regional project progress report for 2012

During the first year of implementation of the LINEX-CCA project, partners in Cambodia, India and Nepal were involved in: selecting appropriate sites, conducting studies to assess the perceptions of local communities on climate change and identifying local innovations to adapt to climate change. They also had meetings with local-level stakeholders and conducted awareness sessions on …

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SOLLINKKA: SOcial Learning LINKing Knowledge with Action

A 3-year collaboration (2013-15) is underway between Prolinnova and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) under the title “Social Learning LINKing Knowledge with Action” (SOLLINKKA). This fits into CCAFS’ theme “Integration for decision-making”, which aims at making knowledge useful for policymakers and ensuring effective engagement of rural communities in research. …

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Consultative workshop on perception of change and identification of local innovations in Tahtay Maichew

A consultative workshop was held in Tahtay Maichew, Tigray Region of Ethiopia, to explore together with farmers and other stakeholders the local perceptions of change and to identify local innovations in response to change. The workshop was organised by Prolinnova-Ethiopia (PE), particularly by its member organisations Best Practice Association (BPA) and Institute for Sustainable Development …

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Capacity building in farmer-led joint experimentation in Tahtay Maichew, Tigray Region

Capacity building for farmers and other stakeholders who are engaging in joint experimentation was held in Tahtay Maichew District of Tigray Region. The workshop was organised by Best Practice Association (BPA) and Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD) in collaboration with other Axum Prolinnova Platform members – innovator farmers, Aksum University, District Agricultural Office, Zonal Food …

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Farmers’ Perceptions of Changes and their Local Innovation in Response thereto in Enebse Sar Medir, Ethiopia: Survey Report

In Enebse Sar Medir District of Amhara Region in central Ethiopia, an study was made of how smallholder farmers and their communities perceive the main changes affecting their livelihoods, including (but not only) climate change, and how they respond to these changes. The study was carried out by the Alem Berhan Self Help Community Based Development …

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Community perceptions of and creative response to change in Tahtai Maichew, Ethiopia

In Tahtai Maichew District of Tigray Region in northern Ethiopia, an study was made of how smallholder farmers and their communities perceive the main changes affecting their livelihoods, including (but not only) climate change, and how they try to respond and innovatively adapt to these changes. This study formed part of the work of the …

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CLIC-SR Ethiopia Project Field Report of Enebse Sar Medir (ESM)

Prolinnova-Ethiopia conducted a learning workshop in Enesbe Sar Medir (ESM), Mertule-Mariam, one of the project sites where CLIC-SR project is implemented. The learning workshop involved exchanging ideas with local people on perceived changes in recent years affecting their livelihoods and local innovations in response to these changes. After conducting the learning workshop, a study team was …

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Influencing policy toward farmer-led innovation approaches

Within the framework of the CLIC-SR project funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, the four Country Platforms involved – in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda – examined their past experiences in trying to influence policy to become more favourable towards farmer-led research and innovation approaches. They drew lessons which should guide them in their policy-dialogue activities in efforts …

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Innovation: Manguiers qui croissent sans arrosage

Pour faire face au manque d’eau pour la culture du manguier, les paysans du village de Keur Ndiogou Ndiaye, dans le centre-ouest du Sénégal, ont mis au point une innovation qui permet de faire pousser des manguiers sans arrosage. L’innovation consiste à planter les manguiers dans des arbustes de Piliostigma reticulatum (Wolof: Nguiguis) qui vont …

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Climate Change, Innovation & Gender (CCIG)

Prolinnova and the CGIAR Research Program on CCAFS (Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security) are collaborating in exploring the linkages between innovation and climate-change mitigation and adaptation through a gender lens. This work involves a workshop to be held in Cambodia in April 2013 plus follow-on collaboration to support women smallholder farmers’ innovation in several …

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