Creation of an enabling environment for up-scaling new knowledge requires long term engagement with   policy and CRISP continues to engage in this process not only to influence policies but also to learn about new and creative ways of engaging with the policy process. 
CRISP is currently also involved with several international (Global Forum on Rural Advisory Services), regional (Asia Pacific Islands Rural Advisory Services: Agricultural Extension in South Asia) and national consultations on Extension and Advisory Services and application of Agricultural Innovation Systems Perspectives in Agriculture.

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  • RECLAIMING RESEARCH IN LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT THROUGH POLICY INTERVENTIONS

    CRISP in partnership with the Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (RAGACOVAS), International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), and Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) embarked on a multi-stakeholder dialogue on ‘Reclaiming Research in Livestock Development through Policy Interventions’ on 26-27 April, 2011.This publication is a result of...

  • EFFECTIVE DELIVERY OF LIVESTOCK SERVICES

    Effective delivery of livestock services depend to a large extent on the number and quality of technical manpower available in a region. CRISP partnered with the Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (RAGACOVAS), Pondicherry in organising a Regional Workshop on the availability of manpower and their capacities to deal with the contemporary and...

  • BEIJING ROUNDTABLE 2012 ON AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION IN ASIA

    CRISP participated in the Roundtable on Agricultural Extension in Asia (15-16 March 2011) organised jointly by the Syngenta Foundation and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences at Beijing to discuss what has and what has not worked in agricultural extension, and to foster learning from the experience of four countries: China, India, Indonesia and Vietnam....

  • INVESTING AND STRENGTHENING AGRICULTURAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS

    During May 31 – 1 June 2012, CRISP participated in the international workshop on Investing and strengthening Agricultural Innovation Systems organized by the Agricultural and Rural Development Department of the World Bank. The event brought together both external and internal experts to discuss the findings of the AIS Sourcebook, as well as issues of implementation...

  • XIth & XIIth PLAN WORKING GROUP ON AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION

    CRISP was represented in the XIth and XIIth Plan Working Group on Agricultural Extension of the Planning Commission (Government of India); consultations in the National Knowledge Commission on Reforms in Research and Extension in India; Consultations for the development of Country Programme Framework (CPF) for FAO, India and the International Assessment of Agricultural Science and...

  • 3RD GFRAS ANNUAL MEETING

    The Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS) held its 3rd Annual Meeting during 26-28 September at Manila, the Philippines. The event was hosted by the Asia-Pacific Islands Rural Advisory Services (APIRAS) Network. The meeting contributed to the thematic exchange on rural advisory services (RAS) and how it could better contribute to the Agricultural Innovation...

  • 10TH GLOBELICS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

    TS Vamsidhar Reddy, Senior Research Fellow at CRISP attended the 10th Globelics International Conference, held at Hangzhou, China during 9-11 November 2012. He presented a research paper titled ‘Locating research in agricultural innovation trajectories: evidence and implications from empirical cases from South Asia’ in that conference...

  • THE NEW EXTENSIONIST

    The “New Extensionist”: Enhancing Capacities of Extension and Advisory Services: Planning the Global and Regional GFRAS Activities 2013‐2014 held on 14‐15 March 2013, at Pretoria, South Africa. Dr Rasheed Sulaiman V, Director, CRISP presented the New Extensionist Position Paper in this meeting. More details on the programme and outcomes of this meeting could be accessed...

  • GENDER MAINSTREAMING IN WHEAT RESEARCH

    CRISP in partnership with the Glasgow Caledonian University completed a scoping study for WHEAT‐CRP on “Integration of Gender and Social Equity in R4D on Wheat-Based Systems in South Asia”. The preliminary findings from this study were presented at a Workshop involving CIMMYT staff and other stakeholders at Kathmandu, Nepal on 23 April, 2013...

  • BANGLADESH AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION SYSTEM – OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

    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...

  • REACHING THE MILLIONS: A FACE TO FACE WORKSHOP ON RURAL ADVISORY SERVICES

    CRISP also participated in “Reaching the Millions: A face to face workshop on Rural Advisory Services” held at Hanoi during 2-7 March 2015, Hanoi, Vietnam.  The workshop is hosted by the A&FS Network and organised by HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation in collaboration with the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS) the Asia-Pacific Islands Network for...

  • ROLE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES IN THE NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SYSTEM

    CRISP recently participated in the Discussion on Role of Social Sciences in the National Agricultural Research System organized by the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) at New Delhi (23 May 2015). The National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) decided to organize a brainstorming meeting to discuss the status, present role and constraints, future role...

  • STRENGTHENING CAPACITIES OF EXTENSION & ADVISORY SERVICES IN ODISHA.

    Strengthening Capacities of Extension & Advisory Services in Odisha. A Policy dialogue Organized By: International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in Coordination with Centre for Research on Innovation and Science Policy (Crisp) at IMAGE, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 17 August 2019  This dialogue will include a session to illustrate the changing extension landscape globally. A brief presentation will cover...

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