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Sustainable agriculture in the news: international study stresses role of farmers

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Jiggins, Janice (main author)
Format:
Journal article
Publication Date:
2008-06
URL:
http://www.leisa.info
Published:
International
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Box: 166
Subject Term:
agricultural development, cooperative programs, development, development issues, farmers, food, indigenous knowledge, information issues, information sources, participation, roles, rural development, small farmers, sustainability, traditional knowledge
Notes:
"The recent global food crisis shows that agro-technology and markets alone cannot reduce hunger. A ground-breaking three-year study recently concluded that the agriculture sector should use the know-how of smallholder farmers better." For details about the study, see www.agassessment.org.