Rural Innovation Systems

An overview of participatory research and learning processes and their relevance to watershed management and development

| 2003
  • Author(s):
  • Publisher: CGIAR challenge program on water and food
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: natural resources, environmental management, popular participation, innovations, river basin development, developing countries
The relationship of diversity analysis to participatory research is discussed and elements of good practice identified for participatory research in the context of adaptive watershed management

Strengthening research-extension-farmers' organisation linkages in West and Central Africa : overview paper

| 1999
  • Author(s):
  • Publisher: CORAF [etc.]
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: agricultural research, popular participation, farmers associations, agricultural extension, west africa, central africa, burkina faso, cameroon, gambia, ghana, guinea
Recommendations for strengthening collaborative linkages between research systems and farmers' organizations are drawn from country studies in West and Central Africa (Burkina Faso, Guinea, Cameroon, Ghana and The Gambia).

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