AND SCIENCE POLICY (CRISP)
CENTRE FOR RESEARCH ON
Promoting Research in the area of Innovation Policy in relation to Agriculture and Rural Development
The Centre for Research on Innovation and Science Policy (CRISP) is a non- profit research organization established in March 2004 to promote research in the area of innovation policy in relation to agriculture and rural development.
The founding members of CRISP have been at the forefront of research on innovation policy internationally. This coalition of science policy researchers saw a need for a more holistic approach to innovation policy and CRISP was established mainly to promote policy-relevant research on rural innovation.
CRISP over the last one decade has done several interesting research on application of agricultural innovation systems in agriculture, evaluation of extension, elaboration of a new vision for extension and advisory services, exploring gender in agricultural research & extension, climate adaptive innovation and use of ICTs in agriculture.