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Farmer-scientists: Ending corporate control in agriculture

Opalia , Edgar (2014) Farmer-scientists: Ending corporate control in agriculture. Paper at: IFOAM Organic World Congress 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, 13-15 October 2014. [Completed]

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Green Revolution in the Philippines has changed the landscape of agriculture in the country. Fast-tracking agriculture to get higher yields and better income has replaced the traditional farming practices with destructive systems and chemical inputs. Farmers innovations are regarded as backward and obsolete but it did not stop MASIPAG farmers from rediscovering and discovering practices that increases yield and proves that they are the foundation of agriculture.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:farmer-scientists, innovations, farmer-led research
Subjects: Knowledge management > Research methodology and philosophy > Systems research and participatory research
Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: International Conferences > 2014: 18th IFOAM OWC Practitioners Track
Philippines > Other organizations
Deposited By: Buena, Ms. Ma. Rowena
ID Code:23701
Deposited On:27 Feb 2015 09:35
Last Modified:27 Feb 2015 09:35
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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