INNOVATION BROKERAGE IN AQUACULTURE: Lessons from the Malawi fish farming innovation platform<br />Daniel Jamu1, Elias Mad...
Farmer-scientist research participatory approach<br />
Innovation systems approach<br />Formation of transient networks by chain actors<br />Formulate innovation challenge<br />...
Development of participatory research and extension in Malawi<br />AQUACULTURE RESEARCH AND EXTENSION<br />1970-1990<br />...
Reasons for the sudden shift from FSRP to innovation systems approach<br />Promotion of innovation systems by DfiD RIU<br ...
The Innovation Challenge and key constraint to unblock<br />Innovation challenge<br />“How to increase tilapia production ...
Brokering the innovation<br />National Innovation Coalition<br />Innovative Fish Farmers Network<br />Department of Fisher...
Fingerling certification<br />PIAD<br />Tilapia Hatchery guidelines <br />Facilitating changes in rules and regulations<br...
Achievements<br />Private sector access to policy makers enhanced<br />Development  and approval of fish seed certificatio...
IPG Output<br />Jamu, D., E. Madzudzo, N. Moyo, H. Zidana, M. Chapotera (in prep). Innovation brokerage in aquaculture: Le...
Key lessons<br />Innovation systems approach could be a valuable tool for accelerating adoption of aquaculture technologie...
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Science Forum Day 2 - Daniel Jamu - Innovation brokerage in aquaculture

  1. 1. INNOVATION BROKERAGE IN AQUACULTURE: Lessons from the Malawi fish farming innovation platform<br />Daniel Jamu1, Elias Madzudzo1,2, Nobel Moyo2, Hastings Zidana3, Mphatso Chapotera1<br />1WorldFish Center, Malawi2Research Into Use Programme,.3National Aquaculture Center<br />
  2. 2. Farmer-scientist research participatory approach<br />
  3. 3. Innovation systems approach<br />Formation of transient networks by chain actors<br />Formulate innovation challenge<br />Identify system blockages that affect efficient operations of value chain<br />Identify a broker to coordinate networks<br />Nurture and facilitate network<br />
  4. 4. Development of participatory research and extension in Malawi<br />AQUACULTURE RESEARCH AND EXTENSION<br />1970-1990<br />1996-2007<br />1990-1995<br />2007-<br />On-station research; farming systems research<br />Farmer-scientist research partnerships (FSRP)<br />On-station research-linear model<br />Innovation systems approach<br />AGRICULTURE RESEARCH AND EXTENSION<br />1960-1980<br />1980-1995<br />1996-<br />FSRP-Innovation systems approach<br />
  5. 5. Reasons for the sudden shift from FSRP to innovation systems approach<br />Promotion of innovation systems by DfiD RIU<br />Policy shift towards commercial SME aquaculture<br />New actors and partnerships<br />Value chain approach<br />
  6. 6. The Innovation Challenge and key constraint to unblock<br />Innovation challenge<br />“How to increase tilapia production by small, medium and large scale aquaculture producers?” <br />Key constraint to unblock<br />“Low availability of quality fingerlings of the improved O. Shiranus strain”<br />
  7. 7. Brokering the innovation<br />National Innovation Coalition<br />Innovative Fish Farmers Network<br />Department of Fisheries/ PIAD<br />National Aquaculture Centre<br />Riu Country Programme Office<br />Research Organisations and Universities <br />Innovation Broker<br />Private Sector<br />NGOs<br />
  8. 8. Fingerling certification<br />PIAD<br />Tilapia Hatchery guidelines <br />Facilitating changes in rules and regulations<br />Platform for policy advocacy<br />Boundary work<br />Institutional change<br />Disseminating knowledge & technology<br />Fish Farming Innovation Challenge<br />Demand articulation<br />Visioning<br />Foresight<br />Institutional support<br />Innovative Fish Farmer Network<br />Peer exchange<br />Knowledge brokering<br />Existence and performance of improved OS<br />Knowledge gaps assessment<br />Diagnosis<br />Communicating technology<br />Innovation Broker FF Platform<br />Demand stimulation<br />Demonstrations on improved OS growth by 4 fry nurseries<br />High quality improved OS finger<br />lings<br />Capacity building (entrepreneurship)<br />Certified hatcheries <br />Gate keeping<br />SME’s IFFN, Maldeco<br />Organizational development<br />Network brokering<br />Selecting collaborators<br />Training and competence building<br />Bunda and NAC<br />Match making<br />Technical skills<br />Group dynamics<br />Incubating enterprises<br />NGO (WVI)<br />Linking and coordinating<br />Brood-stock, seed and feed<br />Innovative fish farmers network<br />4 Hatcheries and 1 SME<br />Hatchery Management<br />Fish farming innovation brokerage<br />
  9. 9. Achievements<br />Private sector access to policy makers enhanced<br />Development and approval of fish seed certification process<br />Facilitated the dissemination of improved O. shiranusto hatcheries, nurseries and farmers<br />
  10. 10. IPG Output<br />Jamu, D., E. Madzudzo, N. Moyo, H. Zidana, M. Chapotera (in prep). Innovation brokerage in aquaculture: Lessons from the Malawi fish farming innovation platform (Journal of Agriculture Education and Extension)<br />
  11. 11. Key lessons<br />Innovation systems approach could be a valuable tool for accelerating adoption of aquaculture technologies and achieving development impact at scale<br />Effective implementation depends on the development of effective and durable partnerships.<br />Choice of innovation broker critical to success of the approach<br />

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