Working on the conceptual design of TAPipedia

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As you may already know, Agro-Know CEO Nikos Manouselis is currently working on the conceptual design of TAPipedia. For those not familiar with the concept, TAPipedia is expected to help TAP members and other stakeholders address a number of challenges relevant for a more coherent delivery of Capacity Development (CD) for Agricultural Innovation System (AIS). To be more precise, it is expected to be one of the three major outcomes of the Tropical Agriculture Platform (for more info about TAP scroll at the end of this post), aiming to be “a global information system for innovation outputs, success stories, socioeconomic impacts, lessons learned, and analyses of impacts“. Click to read the full post

Capacity building for agricultural innovation: the Tropical Agriculture Platform (TAP)

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What would come to your mind if you first heard about a “TAPipedia”? Something similar to Wikipedia? An encyclopaedia on topics related to the TAP acronym? A toy children that makes a ” tap tap” noise?

What can a tag cloud tell us about TAPipedia?

What can a tag cloud tell us about TAPipedia?

Well, you may not worry about this, but the agricultural ministers of the G20 countries will soon worry about what TAPipedia means. The reason is that, a couple of years ago that they first met as part of the G20 assemblies, it was agreed that action will be taken to support, facilitate and spur agricultural innovation in the tropical countries (that is, countries from all sides of the world like Costa Rica, Panama, Laos, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Mozambique and Zambia).… Click to read the full post