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Methodical Problems in Organic Farming Research

Schäfer, Winfried (2002) Methodical Problems in Organic Farming Research. Speech at: Research Seminar "Approaches of research on organic agri-food systems", Mikkeli, Finland, 12.-13. December 2002.

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Workshop presentation with particular focus on values, transferability and praxis relevance of organic farming research. Examples from agricultural engineering lead to the conclusion, that prototype farming, goal oriented project management, participative decision making and funding, coaching of co-operation, and coaching of conflict management may enhance long term, holistic and interdisciplinary research.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Speech
Keywords:goal oriented, research management, prototype farming, transferability, values
Subjects: Knowledge management > Research methodology and philosophy
Knowledge management > Research methodology and philosophy > Specific methods > Indicators and other value-laden measures
Knowledge management > Research methodology and philosophy > Systems research and participatory research
Knowledge management > Research methodology and philosophy > Specific methods
Research affiliation: Finland > MTT Agrifood Research
Deposited By: Schäfer, Dr. Winfried Christian
ID Code:4559
Deposited On:11 Mar 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:30
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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