Program Image Making Research Work - Action research for inclusive development and food security

Making Research Work - Action research for inclusive development and food security

Short or summer course

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Course description

This course is face to face training targeted at agricultural professionals from research, rural advisory services, farmer organisations and the private sector.
Researchers must make their work relevant for the inclusive development of involved communities. And agricultural professionals, farmers and their organizations need up to date information on how to improve most effectively food security.


This course introduces you to new approaches and tools for designing and managing participation in action research that will lead to inclusive development, improved livelihoods and food security.

Course content


Part 1:

-  Transforming your role as researcher for effective action research

-  Navigating complexity and dealing with unpredictability in innovation processes

-  Action research for social impact in The Netherlands (field visit and case study)

Part 2:  

-  Writing winning proposals

-  Building trust with stakeholders

-  Communicating and Publishing Action Research Results






12 days

ECTS credits

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Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2023/2024

€ 3,747

€ 3,747

€ 3,747


Application requirements

  • Proficiency in English
  • Professional who are researchers from universities or research institutes working in the agri- and food sector
  • Professional who are ambitious and want to make a change and who are ready to invest 8 - 10  hours per week for the period of the online part of the training 

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 3,747
€ 3,747
€ 3,747
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
20 Nov '23 9 Oct '23 30 Mar '23


You can check if you're eligible for scholarships that apply to this course.

MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP)

The MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP) offers scholarships to professionals for short courses in the Netherlands.

Orange Knowledge Programma (OKP)

The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to contribute to a society's sustainable and inclusive development. Its scholarships are open to mid-career professionals in specific countries.

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