Rural Innovation Systems

STEP report series / STEP (Studies in technology, innovation and economic policy) group

| 1994- .
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  • Publisher: STEP group
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  • Keywords: economic development, innovations, economic statistics, geography, science and technology policy, educational policy, norway, europe
NIFU STEP is the leading Norwegian research institute for studies in innovation, research, and education and contributes actively to policy development in these areas in Norway, Scandinavia, and Europe.

Network paper / Agricultural research and extension network (AgREN), ODI (Overseas development institute)

| 1988-2005
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  • Publisher: ODI. AgREN
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  • Keywords: farming systems, agricultural extension, agricultural innovations, agricultural development
The AgREN papers provide a platform for sharing information on work relating to the development of small-scale agriculture and sustainable rural livelihoods. On-going projects that are particularly innovative are highlighted.

Participatory learning and action / International institute for environment and development (IIED)

| 1988-
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  • Publisher: IIED
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  • Keywords: agricultural policy, agricultural planning, community development, rural development
The various participatory methodologies discussed in PLA Notes offer a creative approach to investigating issues of concern to poor people, and to planning, implementing, and evaluating development activities.

Gatekeeper series / Sustainable agriculture programme, International institute for environment and development (IIED)

| 1987-
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  • Publisher: IIED. Sustainable agriculture programme
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  • Keywords: agricultural development, sustainable agriculture, sustainable development
From a livelihoods perspective, the Gatekeeper Series covers topics such as global governance, agri-food systems, and participatory methods in localized projects and research exercises.

Enabling rural innovation in Africa : a programme that empowers communities to improve livelihoods

| [ca. 2004]
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  • Publisher: CIAT Africa
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: rural development, innovations, development strategies, community participation, africa south of sahara
The Enabling Rural Innovation (ERI) approach was developed to help local organizations and communities build more robust livelihood strategies. It is being tested in Malawi, Tanzania, and Uganda.

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This information portal provides access to selected free, full-text electronic documents on Rural Innovation Systems (RIS).