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Author(s) L. Klerkx, P. Gildemacher
Year 2012
Book or source title Agricultural innovation systems : an investment sourcebook
Publisher World bank
Place Washington, DC
Pages 221 - 230
ISBN 978-0-8213-8944-7
Series title Agriculture and rural development
Organization KIT - Royal Tropical Institute, World bank
Subject Information, Knowledge and Communication
Keyword agriculture, communication, innovation
Abstract This chapter discusses the role of innovation brokers in bridging communication gaps between various actors of innovation systems. On the basis of recent experience in the Netherlands, it outlines the success of brokers in finding solutions adapted to the needs of farmers and industry, and thus their positive impact on innovation adoption. This chapter also examines some issues on how brokers function, particularly with regard to balancing interests, funding their activities, and the role of government.
Language English
Category General
Document type Book chapter
Rights © 2012 World bank
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