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Linking global and local approaches to agricultural technology development : the role of participatory plant breeding research in the CGIAR
This paper describes the current state of international plant breeding research and explains why centralized approach to germplasm improvement, so successful in the past, is being transformed by decentralized local breeding ...
Farmer plant breeding from a biological perspective : implications for collaborative plant breeding
Plant breeding by research has become increasingly isolated from the plant breeding of farmers. Collaborative plant breeding (CPB) offers the possibility of bringing these two plant breeding traditions together to increase ...
Changing priorities for international agricultural research
This paper examines the consequences of global changes for publicly supported agricultural research and its implication on research priorities of the CGIAR. The author asks whether the CGIAR has appropriately adjusted its ...