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Academics among farmers: Linking intervention to research

Brookfield, Harold; Gyasi, Edwin A


Geographers and other academics whose reputations and advancement depend on their work among developing country farmers have an obligation to assist the farmers in tangible ways. A project of the United Nations University which did this in 1993-2002 (PLEC)is described, with particular reference to Ghana, together with a follow-up project in the same country. Best methods of resource management were sought among the farmers themselves, and expert farmers were encouraged to instruct others in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Geoforum
DOI: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2008.09.006


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