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From Working in the Wheat Field to Managing Wheat: Women Innovators in Nepal
(Palgrave Macmillan; Taylor & Francis, 2019)
There is very little research on women in wheat in Nepal, and wheat is still considered a 'man's crop'. Consequently, extension services rarely target women, and women are not considered as innovators. However, research ...
Leaving no one behind: how women seize control of wheat–maize technologies in Bangladesh
(Taylor & Francis, 2019)
Bangladesh is strongly committed to the “leave no one behind” principle of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. However, social norms and institutional biases in agricultural organisations can prevent indigenous peoples ...
Rural transformation, cereals and youth in Africa: what role for international agricultural research?
(SAGE Publishing, 2017)
Young people are increasingly linked to targeted agriculture and food security interventions. In Africa, the argument is that the combination of agricultural value chains, technology and entrepreneurship will unlock a sweet ...
Gender and agricultural innovation in Oromia region, Ethiopia: from innovator to tempered radical
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Tempered radicals are change agents who experience the dominant culture as a violation of the integrity and authenticity of their personal values and beliefs. They seek to move forward whilst challenging the status quo. ...
Reduciendo la brecha entre la realidad de los investigadores y la de los agricultores
(Asociación Ecología,Tecnología y Cultura en los Andes, 2006)
La Revolución Verde y otros trabajos recientes sobre agricultura y desarrollo rural han llevado al incremento de la producción de una serie de cultivos en los países pobres, el maíz y el trigo entre ellos. Organizaciones ...
Re-orienting participatory plant breeding for wider impact
(Academic Journals, 2012)
This paper concerns the need to re-conceptualise participatory crop improvement in order to explore new ways of making the outcomes of scientific plant breeding and knowledge production more effective, accessible and ...