Agricultural Research for Development to Intervene Effectively in Complex Systems and the Implications for Research Organizations

Working Paper Series 2017 – 12

Publication

Published
2017
Authors
Boru Douthwaite, Remco Mur, Sarah Audouin, Myra Wopereis, Jon Hellin, Abdoulaye Saley Moussa, Naaminong Karbo, Wolfgang Kasten, Jeremy Bouyer

Agricultural research for development (AR4D) organizations can achieve greater impact by using complexityaware approaches, but for this to happen a more compelling case needs to be made to justify their use. Our contribution is to develop and test a generalizable complexity-aware theory of change of how AR4D fosters innovation.