An initiative that questions the often narrow interests of agricultural research. Focussing on four regions aiming to make the voices of small scale producers and other excluded citizens heard — and count — in the governance and process of agricultural research.
ADARSA brings farmers, especially women and indigenous people from different parts of South Asia to assess the benefits of agricultural research and make recommendations on its governance and priorities.
Farmers’ assessments of public research in Mali and citizens’ juries on the governance of food and agricultural research in West Africa.
Work in Bolivia and Peru seeks to transform agricultural research by focusing on changes from the household to the global levels.
Working with indigenous pastoral nomadic communities in Iran to revive their traditional institutions and to gain control back over their territories and natural resources.
High level policy dialogue between the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and small scale farmers on the priorities and governance of agricultural research for development in West Africa
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St. Ulrich European Workshop on Peasant Agrarian Culture and Food Sovereignty
September 22nd – 25th, 2013
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Science and Craft in Concert
by Michel Pimbert
Oxford Real Farming Conference, 2011
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World Food Day marked by call to democratise agricultural research and ensure food sovereignty
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