The Honey Bee Network

Smith, Adrian, Fressoli, Mariano, Abrol, Dinesh, Arond, Elisa and Ely, Adrian (2017) The Honey Bee Network. In: Grassroots Innovation Movements. Routledge, pp. 145-164. ISBN 9781138901223

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Scholarly attention to the contribution of the Honey Bee Network (HBN) has evolved fairly rapidly both in India and abroad in response to growing interest in how to promote the diffusion of inclusive and environmentally friendly innovations in developing and emerging economies (Abrar and Nair, 2011; Bhaduri and Kumar, 2011; de Beer et al., 2013; De Keersmaecker et al., 2011; Pansera and Owen, 2014; Shivarajan and Srinivasan, 2013). A leading scholar of innovation studies has even suggested that the notion of grassroots innovation developed by Anil Gupta should be considered as the endogenous, intrinsic version of Prahalad’s external, top-down version of bottom-of-the-pyramid (BoP) innovation (Soete, 2013). 1 Some already see this also as a pathway through which the incentive of intellectual property rights (IPRs) protection has been productively used to enhance the diffusion of alternative technology in respect of emerging economies and the developing world (Greenhalgh, 2014).

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