Capacity development for Agricultural Research for Development (ARD)


The policy brief, on "capacity development for Agricultural Research for Development (ARD)", is based on a review of the policies, programmes and projects in capacity strengthening for ARD of fourteen European countries. It recommends increasing support to capacity development for ARD, with a stronger focus on organizational and institutional strengthening as opposed to individual training, encouraging more multi-stakeholder initiatives and participatory methods, improving the planning, monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment of current capacity strengthening initiatives, and giving more attention to encouraging young people, especially women, to enter agriculture as a profession.

It is based on detailed studies available on the EIARD website, together with other studies and policy briefs.

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