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Beyond the farmer and the farm: users' perspectives and agricultural livelihoods

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Campilan, Dindo (main author), Roa, Julieta R. (author), Gonsalves, Julian (author)
Format:
Book chapter
Publication Date:
2009
Published:
International
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
agricultural development, agriculture research, Asia, consumers, cooperative programs, development, development communication, farmers, linkages, participation, trends, Innovation, local, value chains
Notes:
Pages 97-101 in Ian Scoones and John Thompson (eds.), Farmer First revisited: innovation for agricultural research and development. Practical Action Publishing, Warwickshire, U.K. 357 pages., Describes a program, UPWARD (Users' Perspectives with Agricultural Research and Development ). Shifts emphasis from food systems to livelihood systems, from crop production to agricultural livelihoods and from farms to marketing chains.