Several documents are now available on the Knowledge and Innovation Conference website at

These include the conference synopsis and two background papers.  Two briefs are undergoing final edits, and the book will be finished in 2009.

Conference Synopsis. November 2008

This synopsis is based on a consultative conference held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in April 2008. IFPRI gratefully acknowledges the contributions of the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), the ICT-KM program of the CGIAR, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Research Into Use (RIU), the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), and the World Food Programme (WFP)


  • Partnerships, Platforms, and Coalitions in Agricultural Innovation

Background Paper. December 2008.
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  • Innovation-Based Solutions for Increasing Agricultural Productivity and Ending Poverty

Background Paper. December 2008.
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