Participatory research in agroforestry: learning from experience and expanding our repertoire

@article{Rocheleau2004ParticipatoryRI,
  title={Participatory research in agroforestry: learning from experience and expanding our repertoire},
  author={Dianne E. Rocheleau},
  journal={Agroforestry Systems},
  year={2004},
  volume={15},
  pages={111-137}
}
Participation has been widely touted as “the answer” to a number of problems facing agroforestry research programs. It is not enough, however, to involve rural people as workers and informants in research endeavors defined by outsiders. A truly collaborative approach will depend upon our ability to broaden our definitions of research and participation, to accommodate a wide spectrum of land users and local knowledge, and to expand our repertoire of research methods. This paper presents a… CONTINUE READING

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