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Future Agricultures : Can 'value chains' and 'innovation platforms' boost African agriculture? 11 reasons to be sceptical

Future Agricultures : Can 'value chains' and 'innovation platforms' boost African agriculture? 11 reasons to be sceptical
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8 August 2013

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Value chains’ have become an important part of thinking on agricultural development in Africa. As part of this approach, ‘innovation platforms’ are meant to bring people together to co-ordinate action.

In a new blog post, Jim Sumberg and Toni Darbas outline some problems with the way these ideas are applied, and suggest that critical, realistic and context-sensitive approaches are needed.


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