Going for gold in innovation partnerships responsive to food insecurity in Africa : The role of knowledge institutes - Volume 2: Five case studies

Borman, G.D.; Lee, J. van der; Schrader, T.H.; Blomne Sopov, M.; Spliethoff, P.C.; Thijssen, M.H.; Wigboldus, S.A.


The Dutch ‘gouden driehoek’ (golden triangle) refers to successful partnership in agricultural development between government, sector and knowledge institutes. This has been key in securing food & nutrition in the Netherlands. Could this model be applied to African conditions and be the basis for similar success in relation to food & nutrition security? This report is part of the documentation of an exploration in relation to this question. It documents five examples of effective roles of knowledge institutes in the context of agriculture and fisheries innovation in Africa