The Africa RISING project in the Ethiopian highlands has established Local Innovation Platforms (IPs) at research site levels to engage partners and to facilitate meaningful and effective interactions that help to prioritize, guide, and evaluate the various research and development processes that are implemented at household level.
Woreda (district) level strategic IPs support kebele platforms and farmer research groups. They bring together stakeholders to support wider adoption of innovations and scaling up
Kebele or community level IPs oversee local research activities, foster integration among the farmer research groups, and promote alignment of local on-farm research with district priorities;
Reports from Africa RISING woreda and kebele level innovation platform meetings are now available: