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Lesson learnt while engaging Government agriculture stakeholders

Published Date : Wednesday, January 1, 2014
In a context where nutrition has not traditionally been seen as a concern of agriculture, engaging agriculture stakeholders in the government in a dialogue on how agriculture and agri-food systems can be better designed to advance nutrition has not proven to be a straightforward task. As part of Pillar 1’s landscaping and review activities stakeholder interviews were conducted by the country Research Uptake Officers. 

Relation-building with agriculture-nutrition stakeholders

Published Date : Wednesday, January 1, 2014
When Research Uptake began to introduce the idea of LANSA to stakeholders in India, it was first at informal gatherings and one-to-one friendly conversations. Thanks to the 25 years of exemplary work and long-standing relationships established by M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) in the country, a decent base was built and LANSA programme was thus introduced formally to the policy influencers and researchers at a national-level meeting in New Delhi

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This research has been funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development; however the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the UK Government’s official policies

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