Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation Publications & guides

You can find all our publications and reports at research@wur.

We also publish books and guides, we have listed them below.

Our books and guides

Knowledge in Action

Knowlegde in Action

At Wageningen University & Research we want our knowledge and insights to create a major impact on society. Therefore we strive to increase the value of our knowledge. Our experts at Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation create this value by bringing knowledge into action.

This brochure gives you an overview of our five action lines, supported with two examples each, in which our inspired and committed experts support various parties worldwide in creating inclusive and sustainable food systems.

French version available

Managing for sustainable development impact

Managing for sustainable development impact

This guide is meant to help leaders, managers, decision-makers, M&E staff and other development practitioners navigate their organizations and development initiatives more effectively towards sustainable development impact. It provides ideas, theories and tools.

The MSP Guide: How to design and facilitate multi-stakeholder partnership

The MSP Guide: How to design and facilitate multi-stakeholder partnership

The guide has been written for those directly involved in MSPs to provide both the conceptual foundations and practical tools that underpin successful partnerships. What's inside draws on the direct experience of Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation staff in supporting MSP processes world-wide.

Hardcopies of The MSP Guide can be ordered by sending an e-mail to info.cdi@wur.nl or download the PDF version (4 MB).

Reflection Methods:
Practical Guide

Reflection Methods Practical Guide

This Guide summarises methods that can be used to facilitate the process of reflection on the knowledge and experiences people acquire during a capacity development trajectory or learning process of an MSPs.

Authors: Femke Gordijn with Natalia Eernstman, Jan Helder and Herman Brouwer (2018). See for downloads & ordering hardcopies http://www.mspguide.org/tool/reflection.

Course calendar 2020

Course Calendar WCDI 2020

Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (WCDI) aims to strengthen capacity for sustainable development through projects, advisory services, action research and short courses for professionals. WCDI is part of Wageningen University & Research (WUR) and our work is based on WUR’s mission to explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life. Take a look at our Course Calendar 2020.

WUR Climate Magazine

WUR Climate Magazine

This magazine features background stories about the research being done at Wageningen University & Research into the impact of climate change and possible solutions for mitigation and adaptation.

Read the WUR Climate Magazine

Enhancing the wise use of wetlands: A framework for capacity development

Enhancing the wise use of wetlands: A framework for capacity development

Gevers, G.J.M.; Koopmanschap, E.M.J. et al. 2012. ISBN: 978-94-6173-406-8. Download the book (3 Mb) here or from the Ramsar Convention website. Hardcopies can be ordered by sending an e-mail to info.cdi@wur.nl.