Implementing partners Role
FUPRO Define research priorities, manage funds for local action-research, organize – and participate in – participatory research processes, translate research in proposals for institutional change and for farmer-led chain development activities.
IFAP Methodological support, articulate with regional and international policy networks
AGRINATURA: WUR/CIRAD Methodological support, thematic research input and articulation with international research networks
SNV Provide intensive in-country support to action research activities, support PNOPPA and FUPRO in lobby & advocacy activities
Agriterra Support FUPRO in training/coaching local commodity-oriented farmer groups and their higher tiers
Local researchers Thematically specialized research support subcontracted through ESFIM Research Support Fund and EKN pre-project action-research on maize value chains