By Rebecca Selvarajah
Two new articles in the African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics highlight the role of the ‘Integrated Agricultural Research for Development (IAR4D)’ approach in Africa. The approach integrates markets and innovation platforms (IPs).
FARA, the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa, commissioned a pilot study to understand the role of markets and marketing systems in African agriculture. The study also sought to test the effectiveness of the Integrated Agricultural Research for Development (IAR4D) approach and its ‘innovation platforms’ as a strategy for poverty alleviation.Read more. . .