CRISP in partnership with the Centre for Policy Research (CPR), New Delhi and the UNU-MERIT, organised a policy dialogue on Implications For Capacity Benchmarking For South Asian Countries on 19-20 Aug, 2009 to help them move from science and technology policy to innovation policy with the specific goals of rural development. The workshop brought together senior officials within S&T organisations engaged in science, technology and innovation planning, and academics/ researchers/ practitioners involved in rural innovation in South Asian countries.
Fodder Innovation Policy Working Group
As part of the Fodder Innovation Project, CRISP collaborated with the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) in the organisation of a Fodder Innovation Policy Working Group on 24th February, 2009. CRISP has earlier co-ordinated similar policy interfaces with research managers, members of civil society organisations and senior officials in Indian policy circles, where it convened series of meeting of a Rural Innovation Policy Working Group.