Application of the innovation systems framework in North-South research

Hall, A and Sulaiman, V R (2002) Application of the innovation systems framework in North-South research. International Journal of Technology Management and Sustainable Development, 1 (3). pp. 182-195. ISSN 1474-2748

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This paper discusses the evolution of a development assistance research programme in South Asia. The programme supports North-South collaboration in the area of crop post-harvesl issues. A novelty of the programme is the wan. it commissioned policy research on institutional issues impinging on the success of the research projects it commissioned. Through Oils and other learning activities, the programme luis ei'olwd the underlying principles of its approach recently giving much more emphasis to the role of partnerships and institutional contexts in the planning aiul execution of its work. Underpinning this has been an exploration and application of the innovation systems framework. Lessons intitule the need to sir Worth-South research collaboration in terms of Us capacity development effects on national systems of partners and processes concetneu with the dewlopment and use of innovations. Development assistance agencies should pay attention to the importance of engaging in their own institutional learning it they want to make more effective contributions to sustainable dewlopment through Sorth-Soutlt research partnerships.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Others > Agriculture-Farming, Production, Technology, Economics
Depositing User: Library ICRISAT
Date Deposited: 28 Dec 2011 10:35
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2011 10:35
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Funders: Department for International Development
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