Achieving the desired transformation in agriculture requires the sustained application innovation. Innovation in the agricultural sector has tremendous benefits. Not only do they spur economic growth in the sense that they lead to increase crop yields and better income for farmers, but they can also result in better livelihoods through improved nutritive value.
With innovations, there is the potential for increased food security, environmental sustainability, and competitive farming products. Leading innovation in the agriculture sector is primarily what CORAF does.
Innovation is defined here as technological (new varieties or breeds and soil or water management practices), organizational (planning and delivering knowledge in new ways) and institutional (rules, cultures, values, norms, behavior, policies and laws).
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