Designing and Implementing Agricultural Innovation Funds: Lessons from Competitive Research and Matching Grant Projects

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Paper describes experiences with the two main innovation funds that the World Bank has used to fund agricultural innovation—competitive research grants and matching grants—and offers lessons and guidelines for designing and implementing them. Many countries are using innovation funds in the agricultural sector to provide incentives for private sector innovation and entrepreneurship, including business models and approaches which support rural producers.

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Document Type Paper
Author The World Bank
Year of Publication 2010
Publisher The World Bank
Number of Pages 94 pp.
Region / Country Global /
Primary Language English (en)
Keywords Agricultural Innovation, Funds
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