This policy brief draws on research findings by Future Agricultures and
Are there options outside conventional institutional routes that bring
alternative expertise – particularly farmers’ own innovation
experience – into revitalised innovation systems that cut across
public, private and farmer-led processes?
How can agricultural innovation systems be made to work for poor
people in expanding market access and enabling rural innovation?
Are there alternative pathways for more sustainable and socially-just
development, and what obstacles – political-economic as well as
technocratic - need to be overcome to pursue these?
Wellard-Dyer, K. CAADP Policy Brief 07. From technology transfer to innovation systems: sustaining a Green Revolution in Africa. (2012) 12 pp.