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Challenges and Opportunities for Organic Research and Extension

Nicolay, Gian L. and Baker, Brian (2012) Challenges and Opportunities for Organic Research and Extension. Rural 21, 46 (3/2012), pp. 32-34.

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Summary

Organic farming holds the great promise to solve some of the environmental and social problems caused by conventional agriculture. To play this role at the global level, farmers need access to essential knowledge on efficient ways, sustainable means and support structures that encourage organic practices and incentives to adopt them.


EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:organic research, challenges, knowledge transfer, sustainability, Fachgruppe International, SYPROBIO,
Subjects: Food systems > Community development
Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication
Food systems > Produce chain management
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > International Cooperation
Related Links:http://www.syprobio.net/
Deposited By: Nicolay, Gian L.
ID Code:23505
Deposited On:07 Nov 2013 10:40
Last Modified:07 Nov 2013 10:40
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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