Common Framework on Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation Systems

Tropical Agriculture PlatformThe Tropical Agriculture Platform (TAP) announces the publication of the TAP Common Framework on Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation Systems.  The Framework proposes a practical approach to CD for agricultural innovation that emphasizes the role of facilitation, documentation and knowledge management issues as well as reflection and learning for enabling agricultural innovation. The Framework identifies "4 + 1" capacities for agricultural innovatoin systems to perform effectively: capacity to navigate complexity; capacity to collaborate; capacity to reflect and learn; capacity to engage in strategic and political processes; and an overarching capacity to adapt and respond in order to realize the potential of innovation.