Training Programme on Agricultural Innovation Systems (AIS)-Looking Beyond ATMA convergence

CRISP has provided training and advisory services to a number donors and development organisations.

Agricultural Innovation System (AIS) is a framework widely used by the development practitioners around the globe to diagnose and reform agricultural sector. Extension and Advisory Services are integral into the AIS. A great value of AIS framework is that it allows the role and organization of extension to be understood as part of a wider canvas of actors, processes, institutions and policies that are critical for innovation. The National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE) and the Centre for Research on Innovation and Science Policy (CRISP) jointly organized a training programme on “Agricultural Innovation System (AIS)-Looking Beyond ATMA convergence” held at MANAGE, Hyderabad from 27 June to 2 July 2016. Thirty-five participants across the country from different fields and disciplines participated in the six day programme.

CRISP faculty also participates as guest speakers in national and international training programmes organized by the National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM) and the National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad, India.

CRISP has been part of several other reviews. These include:

Review of the CGIAR Research Programme on Wheat (CRP-Wheat)

Quick Evaluation of Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA)

Technical review of Research into Use programme of DFID

Scoping study on South Asia Regional Agricultural Research Programme of DFID

Review of Policy Training Course Module on Agricultural Extension (FAO)

South Asia Policy Review on agricultural research (Network Mapping and Opportunity Analysis) for RIU
CRISP participated in the SATNET Asia national programme on “Bangladesh agricultural technology innovation system – Opportunities and challenges” held during 2-3 September 2014, Dhaka, Bangladesh organised by the APCTT (Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology) in partnership with the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council. The workshop was aimed at enhancing the understanding of the current agricultural technology innovation system in Bangladesh among the key actors of the innovation system (government policymakers, R&D institutions, academia and industries) and providing specific recommendations for strengthening the agricultural innovation system in Bangladesh. South Asia Policy Review on agricultural research (Network Mapping and Opportunity Analysis) for RIU

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