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Project Partners

1. Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, United Kingdom(external link)

Link to Institute of Aquaculture, Stirling, UK website

The Institute of Aquaculture is internationally recognized as one of the leading centres for research and academic training in aquaculture, with currently over 100 staff specialized in all facets of aquaculture research and development. The Environment and Systems group are involved in a variety of research projects developing new approaches to aquatic resource management that are environmentally-friendly and focus on improving the livelihoods of poor people in developing countries. This work is usually undertaken in partnership with local and other European partners, whilst also drawing on the considerable breadth and expertise of research within the Institute, and is typically carried out using an interdisciplinary approach geared towards problem-orientated issues. Research that is relevant to local people, gender empowerment and end users is favoured, and all research projects involve the development of sustainable networks with a wide range of stakeholders, including policy-makers and development agencies.
Two projects (funded by UK DFID – Department for International Development) include a social market analysis (R8287) of peri-urban aquatic systems in Sub-Saharan Africa (Nigeria, Tanzania and South Africa), as well as assessment of peri-urban aquatic systems in Kolkata, India. The Institute also has experience in three projects which have been funded by INCO-DEV: “Managing Agrochemicals in Multi-use Aquatic Systems” (MAMAS) in Thailand and Sri Lanka, “Improved Resources Use Efficiency in Asian Integrated Pond-Dike Systems” (PONDLIVE) in Vietnam, Bangladesh and Thailand and “Production in Aquatic Peri-urban Systems in Southeast Asia” (PAPUSSA). Institute experience shows that relationships and collaborations with a wide variety of stakeholders and partners are maintained and built on many years after the respective projects have been completed.
Main tasks attributed:

• Overall co-ordinators of the project, a role with which the Institute has considerable experience from the aforementioned EC and DFID projects;
• Maintaining continual and regular communication with partners, providing support where necessary, whilst monitoring project progress to ensure that project milestones and quality and quantity of outputs are achieved within allocated budget;
• Involved within the editorial team of partners in the assessment, acceptance and grading of new (Case Studies) and existing material for inclusion in the AC;
• Responsible for identifying and developing the capacity of key stakeholders towards successful research collaborations from their inception, through funding applications to their successful implementation;
• Acting as link with CABI to European and international stakeholders for collection of relevant existing materials for inclusion in the AC.

Key Project Personnel:

Principal investigator Dr Dave Little is a senior lecturer and researcher of the Environment and Systems group, with over twenty years’ experience in tropical aquaculture. He has been researching aquatic systems in Asia for more than a decade, particularly the integration of fish culture within farming systems of resource-poor farmers. He has published widely and worked in post-graduate education and research based in Asia for over two decades. He currently co-ordinates research projects between the University of Stirling and a range of partners in South and Southeast Asia, with both DFID and EU funding.

William Leschen, MSc Aquatic Pathobiology, University of Stirling, co-ordinated the EC INCO DEV Peri-Urban Aquaculture PAPUSSA project www.papussa.org(external link) , prior to which he has worked within the government and NGO sectors of aquaculture development in West Africa. He also has considerable experience working in the government, commercial and research-based sectors of aquaculture within the UK.

2. CIRAD, France http://www.cirad.fr/fr/index.php(external link)

Link to Cirad France Website

Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement, Aquaculture and Aquatic Living Resources Management Research Unit (ARU), Montpellier

CIRAD has been involved in aquaculture and aquatic living resources management research and development programmes in tropical countries for almost 50 years. In the field of aquaculture, after a long period of activity geographically mainly focused on Sub-Saharan Africa (until the early 1990s), CIRAD has diversified its research implementations towards South America and Southeast Asia, with successful projects in Vietnam, Laos and Brazil. The topics / fields that are investigated by CIRAD cover a wide range, from the biological and ecological basis of aquaculture to the development of sustainable socio-technical models, mainly for small and middle-scale fish farming enterprises.
In Sub-Saharan Africa, CIRAD has been working in almost all the French-speaking countries, having at one time or another experimented in aquaculture, either in long-term research programmes or development projects, or on a short- / middle-term basis through consultancy missions. Among these countries, Côte d’Ivoire is definitely the one where most of the comprehensive basic and finalized research work has been carried out by CIRAD’s scientists together with their counterparts from national research institutions (IDESSA, CNRA, Universities, etc.) in the field of fish farming. In the dry area of Africa (Sahel), CIRAD has experimented in aquaculture at both the intensive and extensive levels. In Niger, a long-term programme funded by French cooperation started in the early 1980s, aiming at promoting tilapia culture in the Niger River. In Cameroon, CIRAD has recently started a research programme basically different from what has been done up to now. In the 1990s, new options for developing fish culture have emerged from an agronomic approach, and are now based on a systemic as well as a participatory consideration of this activity. The concept of ‘a rural commercial fish culture’ started to become a very promising reality, though still confidential in terms of production. The CIROP project currently being carried out by CIRAD in Cameroon with a large number of local partners (Universities, research institutions, farmers, etc.) has three objectives: answer as much as possible the farmers’ demands by identifying jointly the constraints / problems they are facing and carry out protocols in order to solve them; generate knowledge concerning these questions on a local level; and follow and assess what is going on in terms of partnership among the stakeholders involved in the project (farmers, scientists, extentionists, institutions, etc.).
Main tasks attributed:
CIRAD will play a role in all Work Packages and a leading role in integrating aquaculture research information outputs and networks in francophone and anglophone regions in Sub-Saharan Africa. It will play key roles in Work Packages 2 and 3 supporting and developing capacity in partners 6 and 7 BUNDA and IRAD. It will also provide the link and cross communication skills (including translation of material) between both French and English partners and project stakeholders.

Key Project Personnel:

Dr Olivier Mikolasek is a senior scientist and his major field of investigation in recent years has been the participatory research approach. He also developed investigations in the field of extensive aquaculture systems, with emphasis on aquaculture-based fisheries in water bodies. He is coordinating the CIROP project in Cameroon, where he develops new approaches based on participatory research and research-action in partnership.

He is assisted by the Dr Lionel Dabbadie, Pierre Morissens, Jean-François Baroiller and Jérôme Lazard.

3. WorldFish Center (WFC), http://www.worldfishcenter.org/v2/index.html(external link) Headquartered in Egypt

Link to WorldFish Website

WFC is an international, non-profit, research organization that works to reduce poverty, hunger, and malnutrition in developing countries by making fish more readily available for food and income. WFC provides the sound scientific knowledge needed to increase fish production, guide the management of fisheries and other aquatic ecosystems, reverse habitat degradation, and influence policies involving fish and the people who depend on them. Established by the Rockefeller Foundation in 1977 as the International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM), the Center modified its name after it moved its headquarters from the Philippines to Penang, Malaysia, in 2000. Today WFC has outreach offices and field sites in eight countries. In 1992, WFC became one of 15 independent Future Harvest centers of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). WFC’s research partners include national and regional institutions, universities, development agencies, conservation groups, policy-making bodies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). WFC both facilitates and conducts research. Its greatest strength lies in applying state-of-the-art technical expertise in aquaculture, genetics, natural resource management and socio-economics appropriate to the institutional conditions in developing countries. A core plank of WFC’s philosophy is that expertise is applied in ways that build capacity at all levels within national systems. Another major strength is WFC’s capacity and experience in establishing networks and partnerships with both developed and developing world institutions to achieve its mission.
WFC has been present in Africa for more than 20 years. It has a regional office in Cairo, Egypt, and a field centre and training facility at Abbassa in the Nile Delta. It also has offices in Malawi (including a field facility) and Zambia in Southern Africa, and in Cameroon and Democratic Republic of Congo in West Africa.

Main tasks attributed:
WFC will provide essential expertise needed for capacity-building in national and other institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa. It will play a role in all Work Packages and share a leading role in WP2 Information collection/development – development of AC and WP3 (Development of a Research Coordination Dialogue Platform), where it will provide key support and develop capacity in partners 6 and 7, BUNDA and IRAD.

Key Project Personnel:

Dr Malcolm Beveridge has been Director for Aquaculture and Genetics at the WorldFish Center since April 2006. He has a PhD in Ecology from the University of Glasgow and 30 years’ research experience in aquaculture and fisheries and the environment, and in aquatic ecology and fish ecology. He has extensive experience of implementing research and development projects in the tropics. He coordinated an EC-INCO aquaculture research project in Asia and an EC Fifth Framework Accompanying Measure on building research links between researchers in Asia and Europe. On behalf of the UK DFID, he served on the programme management teams for the Land/Water Interface and Aquaculture and Fish Genetics research programmes (1991-2006). He has published 160 scientific papers, books and articles.

Dr Randall Brummett (PhD in Fisheries & Aquaculture, Auburn University, USA) has been working on aquaculture development in the Africa region since 1977 and has extensive experience in fish production systems ranging from low-input integrated farms to high-tech commercial investments. He has designed, built and managed commercial fish farms in Niger and Jordan; has worked with NGO community aquaculture projects in Syria, Palestine, Kenya, Uganda and Congo-Brazzaville; and developed small-scale commercial and artisanal fish farming systems technology and participatory research methodologies for Egypt, Malawi and, most recently, Cameroon. He has published more than 100 articles and serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Applied Aquaculture.

Dr Daniel Jamu, Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa at the WorldFish Center, holds a PhD in Ecology from the University of California, Davis, USA and an MSc in Biology from the University of Malawi. He has worked extensively on implementing aquaculture research projects and aquatic resource management in Eastern and Southern Africa. Dr. Jamu is responsible for research management and priority setting, overseeing project implementation, maintenance of donor relations and fundraising, and was a key member of the implementation team for the NEPAD Fish for All Action Plan.

4. CAB INTERNATIONAL (CABI), http://www.cabi.org/(external link) Headquartered in United Kingdom

Link to CAB International website

CABI is an intergovernmental not-for-profit organization, having a legal personality under international public law and is as such recognized as an international organization by the EU. CABI’s headquarters are established in the United Kingdom. CABI is recognized as eligible for, and is a regular partner of, EU RTD projects in agriculture and the environment (e.g. DIABROTICA, CONTROCAM, GIANT ALIEN, INCHECO, TRICHOES in FP5, and ALARM, REBECA, DIABR-ACT in FP6). CABI, established in 1910 and currently owned by 45 Member Countries worldwide, has as its mission to improve people’s lives by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment. CABI seeks to improve livelihoods by reducing gaps that exist in access to scientific and technical knowledge, promoting sustainable agriculture, preserving and using biodiversity, and encouraging responsible use of natural resources. CABI works in partnership with international, regional and national organizations on capacity-building for agricultural and related institutions.
The participation of CABI in this project is essential because CABI owns and maintains the Aquaculture Compendium, which will be central to the project and will serve as the basis for developing and supporting research networks, dialogue and knowledge dissemination. The focus, experience and competencies of CABI most relevant to this project can be summarized as follows:
i. Global Information Access – CABI improves the quality and cost-effectiveness of access to relevant CABI information resources. This is done in large part through information management systems that utilize public-private partnerships and Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) to deliver global scientific literature. Key among these resources is the Compendium Series, including the Aquaculture Compendium and Compendia in the fields of Crop Protection, Forestry, and Animal Health and Production.
ii. Local Knowledge Delivery – CABI improves rural livelihoods through enhanced local access to and management of scientific information on agriculture, health and the environment, by integrating international and indigenous information sources, linking national information networks and establishing sustainable rural demand for access to information sources.
CABI Africa Regional Centre, based in Nairobi, Kenya, has considerable experience in organizing and facilitating meetings. It can provide organizational support to Sub-Saharan collaborators. The Centre has significant capacity to look at issues from a broad systems or multi-stakeholder perspective.
Main tasks attributed:
CABI will take a leading role in WP2 coordinating content compilation and production for the Aquaculture Compendium; undertake editorial quality control of Compendium content, maintain its functionality and provide appropriate new functionality; assist with review of Compendium content and with assessment of new content; and assist the Institute of Aquaculture, Stirling, with project coordination at it relates to the Compendium and regionally.

Key Project Personnel:

Dr Martin Parr is a CABI Manager with nine years’ experience on multimedia and Web-based products, most recently as programme manager of the CIMRC consortium which developed the Research4Development database and website for UK DFID. He is a manager in CABI’s Knowledge Management Group and a project manager of CABI’s Compendia databases. He was formerly coordinator of the Aquaculture Compendium, responsible as a team manager for planning, the editorial process, budgeting, and managing consultancies.

Dr Gareth Richards is an Editor in CABI’s Compendium Programme. After completing his PhD on Gyrodactylus spp. parasites of poeciliid fishes, Dr Richards’ earlier experience at CABI was as a Scientific Information Officer (Animal Health). He was a member of the product development team for the Animal Health and Production Compendium (AHPC), and as Editor of the AHPC, he has been responsible for its updating, including acquisition and addition of new content, and coordinating improvements to functionality, beta-version testing and annual publication. Since August 2006, he is responsible for updating the Aquaculture Compendium.

5. Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management (AARM), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand

http://www.aarm-asia.net/(external link)

Link to Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, website

AARM is committed to improving regional institutional capacity for the development of aquaculture, aquatic resources management and related fields through innovative approaches. Since its establishment in 1981, AARM has also launched outreach programmes in addition to its academic programme, with the goal of poverty reduction in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, and more recently in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Five researchers from Malawi and Nigeria have graduated from AIT in Aquaculture, and over 30 from Ghana and Kenya have received short-term training in tilapia, catfish and integrated farming. AARM envisages continuing to be a regional leader in delivering higher education and research.

Relevant experience of AARM-AIT includes:
• Aquaculture Compendium – AARM-AIT was the lead partner in the project which coordinated partner institutions for the development of the Case Studies.
• Curriculum Development Project – AARM-AIT is managing the project funded by the EU under the Asia Link programme (Sep. 2005 – Aug. 2008). The instructors of the partner institutions of this project are already using some of the Case Studies from the AC.
• PD/A CRSP (Pond Dynamics / Aquaculture Collaborative Research Support Program Project) – period: Aug. 1996 – Apr. 2004, USAID. Location: Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam.
• Aqua Outreach Program: DANIDA - Phases I & II (1995 – 2002). SIDA (1996-2004) Phases II & III, Phase III (2001 - 2004). Location: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam.
Main tasks attributed:
AARM-AIT played the key role in producing the AC from the viewpoint of using Asian aquaculture, and it will look at the dissemination and its impacts thereafter. It will take the lead role in WP4 in hosting and assisting key African stakeholders to visit Asia and also work on reviewing the impacts on final users of the Case Studies compiled in the AC, so that they can be taken forward as a template. As a leading organization in Asia, AIT will play the key role from the Asian side to link with African research networks. It will also be responsible in WP5 for a study and subsequent Policy into Practice report on governmental approaches, benefits and constraints to aquaculture development in the subregion Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia, in conjunction and comparison with similar studies carried out by ETC and WFC in Africa.

Key Project Personnel:

Ram C. Bhujel has been serving for over 10 years as a Senior Researcher at the AIT. He has been involved in various research and projects, and has published over 20 research articles. Currently, he manages the Curriculum Development project funded by the EU under the Asia Link programme.

6. Aquaculture and Fisheries Science Department at Bunda College, University of Malawi http://www.bunda.unima.mw/(external link)

Link to Bunda College, University of Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi website

Bunda College was established in 1966 and is the only institution in Malawi that is involved in teaching and research in agriculture and natural resources / environment at the tertiary level. The College is one of the five constituent colleges of the University of Malawi. Bunda College has three faculties: Faculty of Environmental Sciences; Faculty of Agriculture; and Faculty of Development Studies. The Aquaculture and Fisheries Science Department, established in 2000, has 12 members of staff specialized in fish nutrition, genetics and reproduction, ecology and stock assessment.
The Department runs Regional BSc in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science (currently with >30 students) and MSc Aquaculture and Fisheries Science (currently with >10 students) programmes with students from Namibia, Zambia and Uganda. It undertakes collaborative research activities with Rhodes University (Department of Ichthyology and Fisheries Science) and Penn State University, USA, and WorldFish Center. In addition, Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) have been signed with the University of Namibia, Rhodes University and WorldFish Center. The research areas include biological (e.g. screening of indigenous species for aquaculture); ecological (e.g. studies on the threatened Opsaridium microlepis) and socio-economic (e.g. studies to determine reasons for the collapse of Chambo fishery in Lake Malombe (funded by IFPRI)). The Department has managed both research and development funds in fisheries and aquaculture at Bunda College. Currently, the Department has research funding from the Regional University Forum for Agriculture (RUFORUM) on Opsaridium microlepis (approx. US$50,000); and is and has managed funds from the Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA) (>US$1 million). Finally, because of the state-of-the-art facilities available at Bunda and its collaborative research programmes, Bunda has this year been designated as the Node for the NEPAD Regional Southern African Network on BioSciences (SANBio) on Fisheries and Aquatic Science Research and Development in Southern Africa.

Main tasks attributed:
Bunda College will be the regional centre for identifying the range of stakeholders in Malawi and surrounding countries to whom the AC is disseminated. Bunda will send out calls to stakeholders for newly-written Case Study material for the AC, and also existing material through submissions from the above process and contact with stakeholders. This process will encourage in-country and regional research collaborations between stakeholders. Finally, through the above setting up and maintaining networks of research between different stakeholders, Bunda will be the hub of networks within the Southern Africa sub-region.

Key Project Personnel:

Dr Emmanuel Kaunda has been serving as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor for 13 years in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science. He was Head of Department of the Aquaculture and Fisheries Science Department and is in the fourth year as Vice Principal of Bunda College. He is currently the coordinator of a fisheries and aquatic sciences Node for the NEPAD / Southern African Network on Biosciences (SANBio). Dr Kaunda has supervised more than 8 postgraduate students and has published more than 10 research articles in journals and chapters in books.

Dr Jeremiah Kang’mbe, a Lecturer and current Head of the Aquaculture and Fisheries Science at Bunda and with a speciality in Fish Nutrition, is currently supervising undergraduate and graduate research projects. He is involved with development of commercial aquaculture, particularly in feed formulations and general nutritional advice.

7. IRAD, Cameroon http://www.irad-cameroon.org/(external link)

Link to IRAD Institut de Recherche Agricole pour le Développement, Cameroon website

IRAD (Institut de Recherche Agricole pour le Développement) is the agricultural research institution charged by the Cameroon Government to design and implement research activities aiming to answer to needs of agricultural development actors nationwide. With about 1000 personnel, including 275 researchers, IRAD collaborates with all national and international institutions interested in agricultural research, with a focus on sustainable development and partnership. IRAD plays a leading role in the CEMAC sub-region through many regional research projects, including ARDESAC, CARBAP, FORINFO, DURAS, etc. The institution acts through its 5 eco-agro-ecological centers, many stations and sub-stations, including Foumban regional specialized station. The latter has an international vocation and implements research policy in aquaculture and the inland fishery sector. Foumban station has more than 20 years’ on-station and on-farm experience in tropical fish farming. From its inception in 1985, the station has collaborated in numerous projects using varied approaches, including T&V, participatory, partnership, action-research paradigm, etc. It has contributed to the training of more than 200 students, including graduates.
IRAD’s pioneer researchers struggled against a range of circumstances, including of lack of funding from the government, and survived until now - through the 1988 economic crisis and the 1995 CFA devaluation - by designing sound collaborative research with national and bilateral international stakeholders, such as the IDRC, AGCD, SCAC, FAO, CIRAD, WorldFish, APDRA, etc. These projects generated tremendous amounts of information on various areas, with much concerning biotechnics (seeds, feeds, pond fertilization, etc.), socio-economy and research extension approaches (T&V, participatory, partnership), gender issues, etc.
Main tasks attributed:
• In WP2-4, IRAD will provide biotechnical and approach paradigm information to enrich the AC with readily usable materials fitting with the Sub-Saharan bio-physical and socio-politico-cultural environment.
• Provide translation opportunities from French to English and vice-versa for available information that needs to be translated.
• Act as focal point for stakeholders within the West and Central Africa region (including international NGOs and SMEs), with the support of CIRAD and WorldFish manpower available.
• Facilitate as country partner in WP5 on policy development, alongside MINEPIA and MINADER, both Ministries in charge of integrated aquaculture development.

Key Project Personnel:

Dr Victor Pouomogne is senior research scientist at IRAD. He has over 22 years’ experience in tropical aquaculture research, being fully involved with a leading role in the running of Foumban station for 20 years. He has published dozens of works dealing with the valorisation of by-products in tilapia and catfish farming, and contributed as associate professor in Dschang and Namur University to the training of more than 100 graduate students for the past 12 years. In his current activities, he intervenes as main collaborator in many projects, including the GIS-based recommendation domains led by the World Fish project, and the CIROP-REPARAC Action-Research partnership in collaboration with CIRAD.

Dr David Nguenga worked as a close partner with Dr Pouomogne at Foumban station, and currently heads the research institution, which has been promoted to have a regional international vocation since 2005. He has published some 15 papers on catfish breeding, and was fully involved in the different paradigm changes in Sub-Saharan Africa aquaculture research. He acted as key biologist in the former 2000-2005 DFID project led by WorldFish and made investigations in new indigenous species for aquaculture, and for ornamental species. With Dr Pouomogne, he participated in many consultation activities FAO, SOWEDA, APDRA-F, etc.

Sulem Yong Steves (MSc, currently PhD Fellow at Dschang University) has almost 20 years’ experience in tropical fish farming, with a focus on catfish nursing in small-scale farmers’ ponds. He has published 5 articles on the subject, and is fully committed on WorldFish activities in Cameroon since 2000. He has experience in action research with small farmers, being himself a leader of a farmers’ group in the peri-urban area of Yaounde town.

8. ETC Foundation, The Netherlands http://www.etc-international.org/(external link) and http://www.ruaf.org(external link)

Link to ETC Netherlands website

ETC Foundation is a non-profit Dutch organization, developing projects and undertaking assignments in ecological agriculture, participatory agricultural innovation, sustainable management, renewable energy, public health management and food security, in combination with institutional and human resource development, policy lobbying and gender mainstreaming. ETC works on process-based and participatory approaches, multi-disciplinary methodologies, and integrated system analysis, including for EU-funded programmes. There are ETC offices in The Netherlands, UK, East Africa, the Andes, India and Sri Lanka. Relevant experience of ETC includes:
• Coordinating the International Network of Resource Centres on Urban Agriculture and Food Security (RUAF) in 16 countries. Funded by the Dutch DGIS and IDRC.
• Coordinating the Prolinnova programme, strengthening participatory approaches to agricultural research and innovation in 8 countries in Africa and 2 in Asia. Funded by DGIS and others.
• Coordinating the Leader+ Rural Innovation network in The Netherlands and related capacity building, analysis of experiences and policy advice in rural innovation and multi-functional agriculture. Funded by the EU and Dutch governments.
• Participating in the EU-funded “Production in Aquatic Peri-urban Systems” research project (PAPUSSA). ETC-Urban Agriculture trained local researchers in interacting with other stakeholders in peri-urban aquaculture.
Main tasks attributed:
• Promotion of and capacity development on multidisciplinary and participatory approaches in aquaculture;
• Responsible for organization and co-ordination of WP5 Policy;
• Facilitating gender mainstreaming in aquaculture;
• Facilitating the analysis of policies related to aquaculture and its improvement.

Key Project Personnel:

Marielle Dubbeling (MSc Tropical Agronomy and Ecological Agriculture, Wageningen University, 1992) coordinated the Urban Agriculture UN-HABITAT programme. She has considerable experience in policy lobbying and formulation, and developing Policy Briefs. Areas of expertise: multi-stakeholder approaches for action planning and policy design, policy advice to municipal governments, participatory training, ecological agriculture.

Ir Henk de Zeeuw (BSc Land and Water Management, 1968, and MSc Agricultural Sociology and Planning, Wageningen University, 1976) has worked in rural development projects for the International Agricultural Centre, the Dutch DGIS and he now coordinates the Urban Agriculture Unit and the RUAF programme. Areas of expertise: participatory approaches, sustainable agricultural innovation, institutional development.

Dorine Rüter (Media, Information and Communication, 2003) specializes in knowledge and information management. She works as knowledge and information manager at ETC Foundation, facilitating dispersed communities of practice in the field of agriculture and natural resource management.


Project Inception Meeting, University of Stirling, UK, 7-8th February 2008

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