The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) has sponsored a special contest for video documentation of farmer-led innovation in the face of climate change, in addition to the many other farmer innovations being exhibited at the West African Farmer Innovation Fair (FIPAO in French: Foire de l’Innovation Paysanne en l’Afrique de l’Ouest) held on 15 and 16 May 2015.
Video-makers from Senegal, Mali, and Burkina Faso discussied video scenarios together with farmer innovators, community-based organisations, policymakers and other stakeholders and prepared video films with them. PROmoting Local INNOVAtion hosted by ETC foundation and ABJCA have joined forces to organize a side event at the fair to screen the videos and discuss the added value of farmers’ innovativeness to cope with climate change. This side event has also been sponsored by CTA.
The videos can be seen here.