Researchers must make their work relevant for the inclusive development of involved communities if it is to have any value. And agricultural professionals, farmers and their organizations may lack up to date information on how to most effectively improve food security.
This course will introduce you to new approaches and tools for designing and managing participation in rural innovation that will help to resolve both problems and find complementary solutions. It will enable you to create and support effective partnerships, collaboration and dynamic stakeholder networks to co-create new knowledge for better agri-business deals and higher farmer income.
Why choose this course?
On Thursday evening 2nd February, the Dutch network of AgriProFocus gathered for an informal network meeting with pizzas: PizzaProFocus. The meeting took place at BoP Innovation Center, one of the organizations which had made the proposal to the network to start such informal gatherings to enable people in the network to meet, discuss, get new ideas, and establish new connections.
This time, the theme was Inclusive Business. 3 pitches were done by CBI’s Eva Smulders; ICRA’s Bertil Videt; and BoPInc’s Niek van Dijk. Other participants responded, which gave room for further open questions and exchanges. Some of the key areas of interest from that discussion that I recall:
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ICRA is an independent non-profit organization, founded in 1981 as the International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture. ICRA’s goal is to help end poverty and hunger and to promote sustainable resource use, through inclusive innovation partnerships and by the strengthening individual, organizational and institutional capacities required to make these partnerships work.
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ICRA strengthens innovative capacity by providing training and coaching to individuals and teams from different backgrounds. We believe that food and nutrition security, inclusive development and sustainable rural livelihoods can be achieved when people and organizations address their collective challenges by sharing knowledge and by working together to create joint solutions. ICRA organizes courses for professionals in agricultural education and research, outreach and agribusiness.
The following ICRA course is OPEN FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION NOW :
Linking research to inclusive development for food security - Facing rural innovation challenges
All information on the webpage: http://bit.ly/2dg09uf
Deadline for fellowship application is 19 October 2016.
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The following courses are open, including scholarships:
1. Learning, action research and outreach – Making higher education boost food security, 13 – 31 March 2017, Wageningen, the Netherlands
2. Linking research to inclusive development for food security - Facing rural innovation challenges, 15 May - 2 June 2017, Wageningen, the Netherlands.
Click the links above for more information and application forms. Applicants who arrange their own financial support for participation face less competition and have a bigger chance of getting selected. ICRA courses in the Netherlands qualify for Nuffic scholarships (60 countries). The scholarship application is open until 19 October 2016.
ICRA organises three interesting courses in the near future in Wageningen, the Netherlands. These courses are highly valued by professionals working in agricultural higher education and outreach, research and agribusiness.
For two courses the SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS OPEN:
Few places are still available on the following course with own sponsorship only:
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Cette formation de
3 semaines s'adresse aux professionels de l'enseignement supérieur agricole et
domaines associés. Cette programme offre des outils pour concevoir et
gérer des programmes interactif en associant l'éducation, la recherche-action,
les services aux communautés rurales.
Tous les renseignements sur ce programme francophone se trouvent sur la page web www.icra/Formations ou sur http://tinyurl.com/hhb3roz.
Après vous avez soumis votre inscription à l’ICRA vous recevrez alors des renseignements sur les bourses
Date limite pour
soumettre une demande de bourse est le 22 Mars 2016.
Dates limites d'inscription pour les candidats avec financement propre est le 15 Septembre 2016
3-Week course for lecturers and researchers working in tertiary agricultural education. This course offers tools for designing and delivering interactive learning programmes by integrating education, action-research and community outreach.
information available on our course web pagewww.icra-edu.org/coursesorhttp://tinyurl.com/heck6xg
You can directly apply on the page.
Few scholarships for this course are available through NUFFIC
After submitting your application you will receive information on how to apply for such a scholarship
Deadline for scholarship application: 22 March 2016.
Deadline for candidates with own funding:1 August 2016.
ICRA (International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture) strengthens innovative capacity by providing training and coaching to individuals and teams. In the period March to June 2016 we have 3 interesting courses, in the Netherlands. These courses are highly valued by our participants, professionals working in agricultural research, agri-business, higher education and outreach.
The following courses are OPEN for application NOW (click for more information):