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Farmers' Research in Practice: Lessons from the Field

Edited By: L van Veldhuizen, A Waters-Bayer, R Ramírez, DA Johnson and J Thompson

285 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Practical Action Publishing

Paperback | Jan 1997 | #67476 | ISBN: 1853393924
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About this book

This book examines sustainable farmers' innovation through 17 wide-ranging case studies from around the world.


Contents

Part 1 Grasping farmer's research: Let's try it out and see how it works, Ueli Scheuermeier; The craft of farming and experimentation, Arthur Stolzenbach; Crazy but not mad, Henri Hocde; Innovative farmers in the Punjab, H.S. Bajwa et al. Part 2 Adding technical options: Village-based cassava breeding in Tanzania, Dominick de Waal et al; Extension through farmer experimentation in Sudan, Samia Osman et al; Moulding our own future, Chesha Wettasinha et al; Starting with local knowledge in participatory research, Aresawum Mengesha, Martin Bull; Tillage research challenges toolmakers in Kenya. David Mellis et al; Farmer research brigades in Zaire, Sylvain Mapatano Mulume; Kuturaya - participatory research, innovation and extension, Jurgen Hagmann et al. Part 3 Improving experimental design: why do farmers experiment with animals traction? Henri Schmitz et al; Empowering farmers to conduct experiments, Edward Ruddell; Farmers' laboratory, Marius Broekema et al. Part 4 Sustaining the process: Strengthening community capacity for sustainable agriculture, Peter Gubbels; Supporting local farmer research committees, Jacqueline Ashby et al; Farmers' study groups in the Netherlands. Lessons and challenges for farmer-led experimentation.

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