As agriculture faces new challenges, technological change and innovation are set to play an increasing role to strengthen nutrition security, empowering small farmers within an agricultural resilient to global environmental change. This session first discusses new micro-level evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa on the role of farmers’ internal or psychological constraints to innovate as determinants of their inclusion in the innovation system. Second, it presents evidence on the role and drivers of intensification as adaptation strategy to climate and global change.
Linking empowerment, innovation and resilience – evidence from farm households by Nicolas Gerber (ZEF) and Martina Bozzola (IHEID and ETHZ)
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