On Friday, 18 January 2013, Jeroen Dijkman, an internationally recognized authority on agricultural innovation systems and rural development practice and planning, will give a ‘livestock live talk’ seminar on ‘People, the planet, and sustainable livestock’, at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), in Nairobi, Kenya.
He was previously the director of an Enabling Innovation Theme of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), and the senior officer of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Pro-Poor Livestock Policy Initiative, which was credited with influencing global thinking on policy and institutional change.
Currently, Dijkman works for the Livestock Information, Sector Analysis and Policy Branch of the FAO, from where he coordinates the Learning, Innovation and Knowledge (LINK) program, which explores and manages agricultural innovation processes, programs and policies in developing countries (www.innovationstudies.org). He also coordinates the Global Agenda of Action for Sustainable Livestock Sector Development, a…
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