Asia & Pacific

Regional coordinator: Sharad Rai (

Asia & Pacific Regional Platform

In its 2016–20 strategy, the Prolinnova network decided to create regional and subregional platforms of country-level multistakeholder networks (“Country Platforms”). These “regionalisation” efforts were strengthened in the 2021–strategy. The Country Platforms in Cambodia, Nepal, Philippines and South India are seeking to learn from each other within the Asia regional platform. They hope to be able …

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Asian regional platform 2022 report

This report provides an overview of activities that took place at the country and regional level in 2022 within the Prolinnova–Asia regional platform. The year was mainly focused on the re-establishment and activation of Country Platforms (CPs) in Cambodia, Nepal and South India. Efforts were also made to raise funds through concept note submission and …

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Sharad Rai: new Prolinnova–Asia Regional Coordinator

Sharad Rai is not a stranger to Prolinnova. He joined Prolinnova–Nepal in 2005 representing Practical Action and was an active member of the National Working Group (NWG). Sharad was involved in identifying and documenting farmer innovation and supporting farmer-led joint research in Nepal. During his time in the NWG, he developed guidelines for Participatory Innovation Development …

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