Increasing the Development Impact of Agricultural Research

Note: This course will be delivered entirely in Africa.

The course will develop participants’ skills and knowledge in the following ways:

·      Understanding, developing and managing multi-stakeholder partnerships between research and other development agencies (including private sector and other key stakeholders) in the Agricultural sector including:

  • Partner selection
  • Group facilitation
  • Leadership
  • Negotiation
  • Dispute resolution

·      Influencing policy with agricultural research evidence

·      Establishing, facilitating and sustaining agricultural innovation platforms in order to broaden the adoption of research outputs including

·      Analysing value-chains to identify entry points for innovation

·      Agricultural extension theory and practice

·      Developing clear pathways to broaden impact

·      Broader leadership and organisational management competencies to include project management, implementing change and public speaking

·      Addressing cross cutting development issues (gender equity(including both men and women), inclusive development, ethics, transparency)

Inputs from industry to highlight/demonstrate contemporary industry environments/ processes and share knowledge are a valuable element of this short course.

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