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.

The Alliance for Democratising Agricultural Research in South Asia (ADARSA)
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.
Democratising Agricultural Research for Food Sovereignty in West Africa
Farmers’ assessments of public research in Mali and citizens’ juries on the governance of food and agricultural research in West Africa.
The Andean Altiplano Programme for Food Sovereignty (South America)
Work in Bolivia and Peru seeks to transform agricultural research by focusing on changes from the household to the global levels.
Pastoralists Rethinking Research in Iran (West Asia)
Working with indigenous pastoral nomadic communities in Iran to revive their traditional institutions and to gain control back over their territories and natural resources.