Innovation Platforms

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An Innovation Platform is a physical or virtual multistakeholder forum established to facilitate interactions and learning among stakeholders selected from a commodity chain analysis. Their interaction leads to participatory diagnosis of problems; joint exploration of opportunities and investigation of solutions leading to the generation of agricultural innovation along the targeted commodity value chain.

Our model of the cavy innovation platform is below:

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Literature on Innovation Platforms and Innovation Systems

Meridian Institute. 2013. Innovation platforms and smallholder farmers: Gaps and opportunities. A report on interviews with global thought leaders and practitioners. Prepared for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Meridian Institute, Washington DC, USA. 26 pp. File:Gates Innovation Platforms Report.pdf

Bookmarks on multi-stakeholder platforms

Wageningen resource center multistakeholder platforms

Background material on learning alliances and partnerships

Article from sub-Saharan challenge program (Wanjiku Chiuri co-author) File:Agricultural Innovation Platform As a Tool for Development Oriented Research Lessons and Challenges in the Formation and Operationalization.pdf

KIT, WUR book One finger cannot lift a rock File:Onefingercannotliftarock.pdf

Scientific articles from the WUR Convergence of Sciences programme File:Hounkonnou_2012_AgrSystems.pdf File:Roling et al 2012-Diagnosing the scope for innovation.pdf File:Akpo et al 2012-A participatory diagnostic study of the oil palm Elaeis guineensis seed system in Benin.pdf File:Amankwah et al 2012-Diagnosing constraints to market participation of small ruminant producers in northern Ghana- An innovation systems analysis.pdf File:Doumbia et al 2012- Livestock in the rice-based economy of Office du Niger- The development potential for increased croplivestock integration through multi-actor processes.pdf File:Jiggins 2012-Diagnostic research in support of innovation.pdf File:Kpera et al 2012 Management of agro-pastoral dams in Benin- Stakeholders institutions and rehabilitation research.pdf File:Osei-Amponsah et al 2012- Processing practices of small-scale palm oil producers in the Kwaebibirem District Ghana- A diagnostic study.pdf File:Quarmine et al 2012- Incentives for cocoa bean production in Ghana- Does quality matter.pdf File:Togbe et al 2012-Technical and institutional constraints of a cotton pest management strategy in Benin.pdf File:Totin et al. 2012- Barriers and opportunities for innovation in rice production in the inland valleys of Benin.pdf File:Yemadje et al.2012- The political ecology of land management in the oil palm based cropping system on the Adja plateau in Benin.pdf