A Meeting of the Minds: Farmer, Extensionist, and Researcher

@inproceedings{Angstreich2007AMO,
  title={A Meeting of the Minds: Farmer, Extensionist, and Researcher},
  author={Michael G Angstreich and Moses Zinnah},
  year={2007}
}
This paper constitutes a formative look at how local knowledge and western science, both social and natural, might be integrated for the benefit of smallholder agriculture in developing countries. The question addressed is: How can research and extension be more responsive to the needs of local farmers and what are some possible elements of a responsive approach? A comparison of local knowledge and western science is given. Constructivist, experiential learning approaches such as Participatory… CONTINUE READING

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