Reflective Practice stories

Purposeful, regular engagement with relevant stakeholders has a favourable impact

Published Date : Thursday, September 15, 2016
Engaging with stakeholders is at the heart of LANSA research uptake strategy, and it is the resulting engagement with consumers of LANSA research at so many levels that has led to one such stakeholder recommending LANSA MSSRF work in India for the Odisha Environment Congress Award in December 2015.

Research Uptake Capacity Building for researchers

Published Date : Sunday, May 10, 2015
Monitoring when researchers attend LANSA-relevant events and when they specifically mention LANSA to stakeholders has now ensured that these two activities are top-of-mind for researchers. Researchers know that these activities are considered useful to the programme and by engaging in them regularly they are now able to make direct connections between their actions and contributing to informed dialogue on nutrition and agriculture, helping CSSR researchers see their value.

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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Funded by UK DFID

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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