So what difference does it make? Assessing the outcomes and impacts of farmer participatory research
Martin, Adrienne (2009) So what difference does it make? Assessing the outcomes and impacts of farmer participatory research. In: Scoones, Ian and Thompson, John, (eds.) Farmer first revisited: farmer-led innovation for agricultural research and development. Practical Action Publishing Ltd., Rugby, UK, pp. 276-281. ISBN 978-1-85339-682-3 (pbk)Full text not available from this repository.
This paper provides a brief overview of what constitutes valid evidence for the efficacy and impact of participatory research drawing on the participatory research impact assessment literature and the author‟s experience of advising, reviewing and evaluating projects and programmes which have participatory research components, or are undertaking research within multistakeholder participatory processes. There has been important progress in demonstrating the different outcomes made by participatory approaches, but there remain differences in how the contribution of participatory research is judged, what evidence is considered valid and by whom.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:|| Paper originally given during the following workshop:'FARMER FIRST REVISITED: FARMER PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT TWENTY YEARS ON' Workshop Programme, held at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, 12-14 December 2007. Related URL is to this paper given at workshop.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||farmers, farming, participatory research|
|Subjects:||S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)|
|Faculty / Department / Research Groups:||Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Livelihoods & Institutions Department
|Last Modified:||20 Sep 2012 15:54|
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