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Farmer-first research

Peter Gubbels

Farmer-first research

populist pipedream or practical paradigm? : Prospects for indigenous agricultural development in West Africa.

by Peter Gubbels

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Published by University of East Anglia in Norwich .
Written in English


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Dissertation submitted to the School of Development Studies of the University of East Anglia in part-fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts.

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Agricultural Research & Extension Network Network Paper No January ISBN 0 0 The Agricultural Research and Extension Network is sponsored by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) The opinions expressed in . Approaches to agricultural research have evolved over the last 50 years, from a top down transfer of technology model, to Farming Systems Research (FSR) to Farmer First Research (FFR). More recently, this has evolved again to a more participatory and multi-stakeholder research approach.

Farmer & First, P.C., CPA's 6 State Street Warren, RI, Phone: () Fax: () [email protected] Ottawa Place Silver Spring, MD   The third book, Farmer First Revisited, covered innovations in marketing, policy and advocacy and impact assessment, making it probably the most diversified of the three books. Farmers and ICTs In my view, the next Farmer First initiative should focus on ICT for farmer innovation – how farmers, extension and research officers use Information.

Agricultural Systems: Agroecology and Rural Innovation for Development. Snapp, S., and B. Pound, eds. Elsevier: Burlington, MA. Geared more toward international agricultural development, this book covers a wide range of topics related to ecological applications that support agricultural sustainability and stakeholder participation in problem-solving and innovation. Farmer First by Robert Chambers, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Farmer First: Robert Chambers: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.


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Farmer First: Farmer Innovation and Agricultural Research Paperback – September 1, by Robert Chambers (Editor), Arnold Pacey (Editor), Lori Ann Thrupp (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all formats and editions5/5(1).

Looking back to look forward In Julysome 50 social and natural scientists of roughly Farmer-first research book numbers met at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex. Farmer First Revisited returns to the debates about farmer participation in agricultural R&D and looks to the future.

With over 60 contributions from across the world, the book presents a range of experiences that highlight the importance of going beyond a focus on the farm to the wider innovation system, including market interactions as well. By going beyond Farmer First, this theoretically informed perspective describes agricultural development as what it is: a highly ideological and political process.

The purpose of this book is to reveal how agricultural research and extension, far from being discrete, rational acts, Farmer-first research book in fact part of a process of coming to terms with 3/5. Farmer first: Farmer innovation and agricultural research edited by Robert Chambers, Arnold Pacy and Lori Ann Thrupp Intermediate Technology Publications,by: 1.

Farmer First presents a new paradigm and methods for agricultural research. Starting with farmers’ own capacity for innovation, contributors from the agricultural and social sciences, ecology, economics and geography make the case for a farmer-first mode to complement the traditional transfer of technology.

The Farmer FIRST as a concept of ICAR is developed as farmer in a centric role for research problem identification, prioritization and conduct of experiments and its management in farmers’ conditions.

The focus is on farmer’s farm, innovations, resources, science and technology (FIRST). The purpose of this book is to reveal how agricultural research and extension, far from being discrete, rational acts, are in fact part of a process of coming to terms with conflicting interests and viewpoints, a process in which choices are made, alliances formed, exclusions effected, and worldviews imposed.

By going beyond Farmer First. Farmer FIRST Programme (FFP) The Farmer FIRST as a concept of ICAR is developed as farmer in a centric role for research problem identification, prioritization and conduct of experiments and its management in farmers' conditions.

The focus is on farmer's Farm, Innovations, Resources, Science and Technology (FIRST). MODELB: FARMER-FIRST-AND-LAST The farmer-first-and-last (FFL) model entails fundamental reversalsof learning and location. These,we argue,are necessaryif research,and the technology it generates,arebetter to fit the needsand conditions of RPF families.

Farmer First presents a new paradigm and methods for agricultural research. Starting with farmers' own capacity for innovation, contributors from the agricultural and social sciences, ecology, economics and geography make the case for a farmer-first mode to complement the traditional transfer of technology.

Abstract/Description This book draws on the Farmer First Revisited workshop at IDS, UK inwhere the participants included development practitioners, farmer-leaders, social scientists and private-sector representatives.

This book is about agricultural policies in developing countries. It concerns the methods used by governments to change the ecomonic and social framework Reviews: 2. Farmer first: farmer innovation and agricultural research.

A series of papers makes the case for a farmer-first model to complement the traditional transfer of technology approach to agricultural research and extension relating to resource-poor farmers in developing countries.

Each of the four parts of the book concentrates on a main theme. About this book This book goes beyond the Farmer First philosophy by describing agricultural development as a highly ideological and political process. The contributors come from many different disciplines, and case material is drawn from many parts of the world.

The Farmer-First Research (FFR) programme was established at Massey University in The programme was strongly grounded in the work and thinking of people such as Norman Simmonds, Robert Chambers, Janice Jiggins and Niels Röling.

At the time of its establishment, the programme was argued to represent the beginning of a fundamental shift in how agricultural research.

Farmer First Revisited presents accounts of such experiments which were brought by delegates to a workshop in December and which include successes and failures and the lessons that have been learned.

Agricultural innovation now takes place less within national public-sector research organizations and more in diversified public-private systems. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Beyond farmer first: rural people's knowledge, agricultural research and extension practice edited by lan Scoones and John Thompson pp ISBN 2 published by IT Publications Ltd, Southampton Row, London WC1B 4HH, UK Available from CTA, who provided support for both the workshop and the publication of the book.

Ackoff ; Isonthis book; Noe and Alrøethis book). 4 In many contexts it is useful to distinguish risk from other forms of incomplete knowledge, such. FFL Farmer-first-and-last approach (Chambers and Ghildyal, ) FPR Farmer participatory research FSR Farming systems research lARCs International Agricultural Research Centres (funded by the CGIAR) ICTA Institute de Ciencia y Technologia Agricolas (Guatemala) IFDC International Fertilizer Development Corporation.Agriculture is an urgent global priority and farmers find themselves in the front line of some of the world’s most pressing issues&#;climate change, globalization and food security.

Twenty years ago, the Farmer First workshop held at the Institute of .Get this from a library! Farmer organisations in Ecuador: contributions to farmer first research and development. [Anthony Bebbington; International Institute for Environment and Development.

Sustainable Agriculture Programme.] -- The role that farmers organisations can play to build sustainable livelihoods are examined for the situation in Ecuador.