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Conceptualizing integrative, farmer participatory research for sustainable agriculture: From opportunities to impact

Elske van de Fliert () and Ann Braun

Agriculture and Human Values, 2002, vol. 19, issue 1, 25-38

Abstract: This paper offers a conceptualmodel for participatory research projects thataim to improve the sustainability ofagriculture and natural resource management.The purpose of the model is to provide asystematic framework that can guide the designof participatory research projects, theiranalysis, and the documentation of results. Inthe model, conceptual boundaries are drawnbetween research and development, developmentand extension and between extension andimplementation. Objectives, activities, andactors associated with each of these realmsneed to be carefully selected, monitored, andevaluated throughout the course of a projectusing well-designed indicators. The depth ofdisciplinary and methodological integration,and quality of participation needed to reachthe desired impact effectively and efficiently,however, needs to be determined on acase-by-case basis depending on the context andissues surrounding each particular project. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002

Keywords: Integrative research; Natural resource management; Participatory research and development; Program evaluation; Program planning; Sustainable agriculture (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2002
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