Extension and Innovation

Dynamics of Rural Innovation A primer for emerging professional

This book is about how agricultural and rural development professionals, and especially young ones, can be enablers and facilitators of such ‘bottom-up’ innovation. It is a book of inspirational stories about how different people from farmers to extension officers, business leaders, traders, NGO staff, and policy-makers have collaborated to make new and successful things happen. The book is targeted towards undergraduate (BSc) and masters (MSc) students in Africa, as well as development practi- tioners aspiring to use innovation systems thinking in their work.