Wednesday April 9

Session Eight: The Impact of Knowledge and Innovation on Poverty Reduction: What is the Connection? (Panel Discussion)
Chair: Roy Steiner, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

How technological and socio-institutional innovation processes can have more impact at the local level

  • Ann Waters-Bayer, ETC Ecoculture

Upscaling knowledge and innovation for development

  • Andrew Barnett, The Policy Practice Ltd.

How gender affects knowledge and innovation

  • Maria Fernandez, CIRA for Action and Research

Agricultural knowledge and innovation and poverty reduction

  • Ruth Meinzen-Dick, International Food Policy Research Institute

Small Group Presentations

Knowledge and innovation for development in the private sector

Knowledge and innovation for development in research

Knowledge and innovation for development in capacity strengthening and education

Knowledge and innovation for development in extension and farmer organizations

Session Nine: Closing Plenary: What Do We Do Next?
Chair: Kurt Larsen, World Bank

Next steps in strengthening agricultural innovation capacity: A roadmap for investigators and investors

  • Andy Hall, United Nations University-Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology

Conclusions and the way forward

  • Kwadwo Asenso-Okyere, International Food Policy Research Institute
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