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This collection offers a comprehensive view of the commonalities and diversities of the farming systems research and development (FSR&D) approaches being applied around the world. The authors–among the leading practitioners in FSR&D–discuss conceptual frameworks, research methodology, data collection, and several ongoing FSR&D programs. The book is a must for anyone interested in gaining a concise, yet broad view of this new and growing field of research and its importance to small-scale farming in developing countries.
Table of Contents
Also of Interest -- Preface -- Introduction -- Farming Systems Development in a Resource-Limiting Environment -- A General Overview of Farming Systems Research -- Aiming Agricultural Research at the Needs of Farmers -- An Ecological Systems Conceptual Framework for Agricultural Research and Development -- One Farm System in Honduras: A Case Study in Farm Systems Research -- A Cropping Systems Research Methodology for Agricultural Development Projects -- Motivating Small Farmers to Accept Change* -- Indonesian Cropping Systems Program -- Farming Systems Research at ICRISAT* -- Farming Systems Concepts Arising from the TAC* Review and from Personal Experience
Dr. Shaner, project director of the Farming Systems Research and Development Methodology Project and associate professor of engineering at Colorado State University, has been chief economic advisor to the Technical Agency, Ministry of Planning, Ethiopia, and associate director of the Consortium for International Development. He has written Project Planning for Development (1979) and co-authored with Professors Philipp and Schmehl Farming Systems Research and Development: Guidelines for Developing Countries (Westview, 1982). Dr. Philipp is professor emeritus in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Hawaii. Dr. Schmehl is professor and associate department head of agronomy at Colorado State University.
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