The need for institutional change in capacity development of tertiary agricultural education : Report from CDI-ICRA-KIT writeshop, October 2013

A.N. Salm, G. Baltissen, R. Hawkins, A.J. Sol, R.J. Ludemann, A. van Eerdewijk, M. Wongtschowski, D. Enserink, M.M.I. Roefs

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Abstract

This paper argues that Dutch-funded capacity development projects in developing countries for tertiary agricultural education organisations as they are currently carried out are not able to successfully achieve the sustained changes required. That is, changes in how an organisation functions, its cultural norms and rules, and also in how it interacts within wider networks. Rather, long-term institutional change is needed. The reasons behind this conclusion, and how the project development process can be strengthened are discussed by the authors of this paper, coming from ICRA (International Centre for Development-oriented Research in Agriculture), KIT (Royal Tropical Institute), and CDI (Centre for Development Innovation - part of Wageningen University & Research centre). Report number CDI-14-012
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherCentre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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NameCDI report
No.CDI-14-012

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Salm, A. N., Baltissen, G., Hawkins, R., Sol, A. J., Ludemann, R. J., van Eerdewijk, A., ... Roefs, M. M. I. (2014). The need for institutional change in capacity development of tertiary agricultural education : Report from CDI-ICRA-KIT writeshop, October 2013. (CDI report; No. CDI-14-012). Wageningen: Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR.