Partnerships, policy, empowerment
A major focus of RIU's work is looking at new and improved approaches to partnerships, policy, empowerment.
The RIU experiment includes looking at innovative ways of enabling crop research to be put into use. In each of the RIU programme sections
there is a description of how this is being done.
RIU Africa Country Programmes
RIU's flagship Africa Country Programmes address partnerships, policy, empowerment through their Innovation Platforms:
RIU Asia programme
Public-private partnership-led innovation is a key element in Theme 1
and Theme 3
of the Asia programme.
Several RIU Best Bets
are working on partnerships, policy and empowerment projects:
RIU supportsCommercialisation for Agriculture Sector Development
, a project that explores new busines models with the aim of building commercially sustainable businesses. RIU has invested in African parliamentary support for agriculture
to help to create an environment more conducive to evidence-based agricultural policy.
DFID's Renewable Natural Resources Research Strategy (RNRRS) resulted in a series of project research reports which may be interrogated in
- Research abstracts under topic areas
Using the original RIU topic areas listed in the left-hand menu.
- Natural Resources Knowledge
NRK research outputs are the results of DFID's 10-year Renewable Natural Resources Research Strategy (RNRRS).
- This website...
The search box in the top right-hand corner of this page offers standard Google search across all materials developed by RIU and significant work from the 10 feeder projects over 10 years as part of the RNRRS.
- DFID's Research for Development (R4D) database
External resource - opens in new window.