ASSP / HUMIDTROPICSCRP / ILRI / Innovation Systems / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Report / Value Chains

Monitoring and evaluating innovation platforms in livestock value chains

In recent years, innovation platforms have been promoted as mechanisms to stimulate and support multistakeholder collaboration in the context of research for development. They are recognized as having the potential to link value chain actors, and enhance communication and collaboration to overcome market failures. This paper sets out a monitoring and evaluation framework to understand and assess the performance of innovation platforms in the context of pro-poor value chains. Continue reading

Africa / Aquaculture / Egypt / Fish / LIVESTOCK-FISH / North Africa / Value Chains / WorldFish

Egyptian aquaculture innovation platform plans for further growth in the sector

Organized by WorldFish, an international research organization, the two-day Innovation Platform meeting, on 19 and 20 February is planned in collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, and supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation under the ‘Improving Employment and Income through Development of Egypt’s Aquaculture Sector (IEIDEAS) project. Continue reading

Aquaculture / Egypt / Fish / Launch / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Value Chains / WorldFish

Launch of new innovation platform set to boost growth of Egyptian aquaculture

‘On 12 January 2014, WorldFish launched a new innovation platform to help plan for future growth of the highly successful Egyptian aquaculture sector. Egypt is the largest producer of farmed fish in Africa and the Middle East. Annual production in Egypt is estimated at one million tonnes per year, the equivalent of one fish per … Continue reading