Innovation for Development: The Papa Andina Experience


Innovation for Development: The Papa Andina Experience is a compendium of 25 papers on Papa Andina’s experiences fostering pro-poor innovations in collaboration with its partners. The papers feature multiple aspects of Papa Andina’s activities, ranging from new models and methodologies to various technical innovations. Also featured are examples of learning and program improvement, public policy development, empowerment and gender, and South-South knowledge sharing. Innovation for Development underscores the remarkable productivity of the Papa Andina initiative and how it has helped spur innovations to promote sustainable development.

Innovation for Development: The Papa Andina Experience (Full text, pp. 444)

Content

Testimonials

Foreword

Acknowledgements

Highlights of the Papa Andina Experience
Authors: Douglas Horton, André Devaux and Miguel Ordinola

Part 1. DEVELOPMENT OF THE PAPA ANDINA MODEL

Adding value to local knowledge and biodiversity of Andean potato farmers: The Papa Andina Project
Authors: Graham Thiele and André Devaux
Underground assets: Potato biodiversity to improve the livelihoods of the poor
Authors: Ruth S. Meinzen-Dick, André Devaux and Ivonne Antezana
Collective action for market chain innovation in the Andes
Authors: André Devaux, Douglas Horton, Claudio Velasco, Graham Thiele, Gastón López, Thomas Bernet, Iván Reinoso and Miguel Ordinola
Brokering innovation for Sustainable Development: The Papa Andina Case
Authors: André Devaux, Jorge Andrade-Piedra, Douglas Horton, Miguel Ordinola, Graham Thiele, Alice Thomann and Claudio Velasco

PART 2. PAPA ANDINA’S APPROACHES AND THEIR APPLICATION

Participatory Market Chain Approach

Participatory Market Chain Approach
Authors: Thomas Bernet, André Devaux, Oscar Ortiz and Graham Thiele
The Participatory Market Chain Approach: Stimulating pro-poor market-chain innovation
Authors: Thomas Bernet, André Devaux, Graham Thiele, Gastón López, Claudio Velasco, Kurt Manrique and Miguel Ordinola
Strengthening competitiveness of the potato market chain: An experience in Peru
Authors: Miguel Ordinola, André Devaux, Kurt Manrique, Cristina Fonseca and Alice Thomann
T’ikapapa: A marketing scheme that uses potato biodiversity to improve livelihoods of Andean farmers in Peru
Authors: Kurt Manrique, Alice Thomann, Miguel Ordinola, Thomas Bernet and André Devaux

Multi-stakeholder Platforms

Multi-stakeholder platforms for innovation and coordination in market chains: Evidence from the Andes
Authors: Graham Thiele, André Devaux, Iván Reinoso, Hernán Pico, Fabián Montesdeoca, Manuel Pumisacho, Claudio Velasco, Paola Flores,Raúl Esprella, Alice Thomann and Kurt Manrique
Linking smallholder potato farmers to the market: Impact study of multi-stakeholder platforms in Ecuador
Authors: Romina Cavatassi, Mario González-Flores, Paul Winters, Jorge Andrade-Piedra, Patricio Espinosa and Graham Thiele
Fostering pro-poor innovation: The case of the Bolivian Andean Platform
Authors: Claudio Velasco, Raúl Esprella, Paola Flores and Heditt Foronda

Learning and Program Improvement Through “Horizontal Evaluation”

Horizontal evaluation: Stimulating social learning among peers
Authors: Graham Thiele, André Devaux, Claudio Velasco and Kurt Manrique
Horizontal evaluation: Fostering knowledge sharing and program improvement within a network
Authors: Graham Thiele, André Devaux, Claudio Velasco and Douglas Horton

Public Awareness and Advocacy

Developing a strategic vision for the potato sector in the Andean region
Authors: André Devaux, Miguel Ordinola, Rubén Flores, Albéric Hibon, Jorge Andrade-Piedra, Jorge Blajos and Iván Reinoso

Corporate Social Responsibility

Native potato market chain and poverty reduction: Innovation around corporate social responsibility
Authors: Alice Thomann, André Devaux, Miguel Ordinola, Martha Cuentas, Pedro Urday, Mario Sevilla, Jorge Andrade-Piedra

Technological Innovation for Sustainable Development

Cinderella’s slipper: Sondeo surveys and technology fairs for gauging demand
Authors: Jeffrey Bentley, Graham Thiele, Rolando Oros and Claudio Velasco
Unspoken demands for farm technology
Authors: Jeffery Bentley, Claudio Velasco, Félix Rodríguez, Rolando Oros, Rubén Botello, Morag Webb, André Devaux and Graham Thiele
Seed systems for native potatoes in Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru: Results of a diagnostic study
Authors: Oscar A. Hidalgo, Kurt Manrique, Claudio Velasco, André Devaux and Jorge Andrade-Piedra
Promoting innovations in the Peruvian Altiplano: The case of tunta
Authors: Cristina Fonseca and Miguel Ordinola

Empowerment and Gender

Gender relationships in production and commercialization of potato seed with small-scale farmers in the Central Andes of Ecuador
Authors: María Conlago, Fabián Montesdeoca, Magdalena Mayorga, Fausto Yumisaca, Ivonne Antezana and Jorge Andrade-Piedra
Preserving biodiversity of Andean roots and tubers: working with women
Authors: Ximena Cadima, Franz Terrazas, Magaly Salazar, Rayne Calderón, Ivonne Antezana, Víctor Iriarte, Efraín Ajnota, Rhimer Gonzales and Nathalia Ferrufino

PART 3. SOUTH–SOUTH KNOWLEDGE SHARING

Promoting pro-poor market chain innovation with the Participatory Market Chain Approach: Lessons from four Andean cases
Authors: Douglas Horton, Emma Rotondo, Rodrigo Paz, Gastón López, Rolando Oros, Claudio Velasco, Felix Rodríguez, Estela Escobar, Guy Hareau and Graham Thiele
Developing capacity for agricultural market chain innovation: Experience with the ‘PMCA’ in Uganda
Authors: Douglas Horton, Beatrice Akello, Lucy Aliguma, Thomas Bernet, André Devaux, Berga Lemaga, Damalie Magala, Sarah Mayanja, Immaculate Sekitto, Graham Thiele and Claudio Velasco
Humans: The neglected corner of the disease tetrahedron – developing a training guide for resource-poor farmers to control potato late blight
Authors: Jorge Andrade-Piedra, Paola A. Cáceres, Manuel Pumisacho and Gregory A. Forbes

Abbreviations

List of authors

Innovación para el Desarrollo: La Experiencia Papa Andina, es un libro que recoge 25 artículos que tratan, a partir de la experiencia de Papa Andina y sus socios, diversos aspectos de una estrategia que los centros del CGIAR y sus socios nacionales están usando actualmente para vincular la investigación y el desarrollo, y para promover la innovación en favor de los pobres: alianzas para fortalecer la capacidad de los sistemas de innovación. Asimismo, los artículos ilustran que Papa Andina y sus socios fueron muy productivos y estimularon cambios a nivel de individuos, organizaciones y sistemas de innovación. Se dieron innovaciones tanto técnicas, comerciales como institucionales. Mediante este trabajo se generaron diversos activos que siguen disponibles para uso en el futuro.

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