Beyond the conventional boundaries of knowledge management: navigating the emergent pathways of learning and innovation for international development

  • Laurens Klerkx Knowledge, Technology and Innovation, Wagenigen University and Research
  • Laxmi Prasad Pant University of Guelph
  • Cees Leeuwis Knowledge, Technology and Innovation, Wagenigen University and Research
  • Sarah Cummings
  • Ewen Le Borgne
  • Denise Senmartin
  • Lucie Lamoureux
  • Ivan Kulis
Keywords: knowledge management, emergence, innovation, development studies, international development, developing countries, Africa


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