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Assessing the FNS impacts of technological and institutional innovations and future innovation trends

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  • Evita Pangaribowo
  • Nicolas Gerber
  • Pascal Tillie

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Institutional and technological innovations on food and nutrition security (FNS). Impact assessments have been undertaken by various organizations. It is widely acknowledged that innovations in agriculture and other sectors have a remarkable impact on FNS. While the impact assessments of such innovations mostly focus on a specific type of innovation and FNS outcome, our meta-analysis expands the assessment to several types of innovations and their multiple impacts, including on agricultural production and distribution, environmental aspects and nutrition outcomes. The meta-analysis is complemented by a survey of stakeholders' perceptions about the impacts of innovations for FNS. Drawing on the meta-analysis and the survey results, we discuss a framework for the development of FNS innovation scenarios.

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  • Evita Pangaribowo & Nicolas Gerber & Pascal Tillie, 2013. "Assessing the FNS impacts of technological and institutional innovations and future innovation trends," FOODSECURE Working papers 11, LEI Wageningen UR.
  • Handle: RePEc:fsc:fspubl:11
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    • O31 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives
    • Q16 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - R&D; Agricultural Technology; Biofuels; Agricultural Extension Services

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