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Working Paper Series 2017 – 12: Agricultural Research for Development to Intervene Effectively in Complex Systems and the Implications for Research Organizations

Publication date: June 1, 2017

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…

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Working Paper Series 2017 – 11: Systems Analysis in AIS: potentials and pitfalls

Publication date: June 1, 2017

Agricultural innovation systems are complex, multi-layered, and can be difficult to define and analyse. In this paper, we provide examples of ‘systems analysis’: describing the context, what was done, and…

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Working Paper Series 2017 – 10: The contribution of AIS approaches to achieving impact at scale – intentions, realities and outlooks

Publication date: June 1, 2017

Agricultural innovation systems (AIS) approaches contribute to achieving impact at scale: this is still a statement which is questioned and not yet a widely accepted fact. Any claims supporting it…

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Working Paper Series 2017 – 9: The support for farmers-led seed systems in African seed laws

Publication date: May 2, 2017

The objective of this report is to compare regional and national seed laws in Africa, and analyse the extent to which they support (or undermine) farmers’ participation in seed systems….

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