Training materials

Our training modules on Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems (AKIS) offer a comprehensive understanding of the complexities inherent in agricultural systems. We invite you to explore the challenges facing modern agriculture, delve into the dynamics of AKIS ecosystem, and learn the importance and process of diagnosing AKIS for effective problem-solving.

Module 1: The Need for Systems Approaches in Agriculture

This module introduces the necessity of systems approaches in agriculture, aiming to equip learners with an understanding of the challenges within the agricultural sector and the benefits of adopting a systems perspective. It covers the definition of a system, its components, and the significance of systems thinking in addressing complex agricultural issues.

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Module 2A: Understanding the AKIS as a System

In Module 2A, learners will delve into understanding the Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation System (AKIS) as a cohesive framework. By the end of the module, participants will be able to define AKIS, recognize its key actors, and articulate the interrelationships among these actors within the system.

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Module 3: Diagnosis of the AKIS

Module focused on AKIS coordination bodies, researchers, and advisors aiming to analyze the Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation System (AKIS) of a specific country, region, or sub-sector. Participants will learn the significance of conducting an AKIS diagnosis, understand the procedural steps and tools involved, and develop skills to analyze and draw conclusions from the diagnosis to enhance knowledge exchange and co-production within the system.

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