Partners from the Feed the Future Policy Research Consortium have released a policy brief entitled “The Agricultural Innovation System in the Context of the 2020 Pandemic”. The paper explores ways in which an agricultural innovation system (AIS) can be made resilient in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pray, C, J. Anderson, S. Ledermann, and L. Nagarajan (2021) “The Agricultural Innovation System in the Context of the 2020 Pandemic”.
Abstract: A worthy agricultural innovation system (AIS) is one that that helps an agricultural sector be productive, sustainable and resilient and facilitates reduction in poverty and malnutrition. How can an AIS be made resilient in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic is a question pondered in this note. The key issue will be continued strong investment in knowledge and technology creation that underpins growth in productivity and the active pursuit of mechanisms that make agriculture more resilient to the emerging environments challenges around the world.