Agroecological transformation means improving the performance of agriculture through integration of ecological principles into farm and system management.
New Name, Goal, and Strategies for CCRP
After a year of strategic review informed by the wisdom of countless partners, McKnight Foundation announced that the Collaborative Crop Research Program would now be called the Global Collaboration for Resilient Food Systems, bridging our decades long history of place-based, farmer-centered research partnerships with the opportunity to shape food systems solutions on a global scale.Read more
Farmer research networks (FRN) are farmer groups that engage in locally relevant, agroecology research in partnership with researchers, development organizations, and/or a broader network of partners.
The community of practice (CoP) approach aims to facilitate collaboration, knowledge co-creation, and information exchange as well as helping to strengthen capacity at multiple levels.
Cross-cutting grants support all three regions or address broader programmatic themes or needs of the program.