By M.P. Collinson

Farming structures study (FSR) should be outlined as a diagnostic strategy, supplying a suite of tools for researchers to appreciate farm families and their decision-making. Its purposes use this realizing to extend potency within the use of human and budgetary assets for agricultural improvement, together with examine, extension and coverage formulation.This e-book offers an in depth historical past of FSR. whereas it contains the applying of FSR to constructed state agriculture, its major concentration is on FSR in its unique position, with small-scale, resource-poor farmers in much less constructed international locations. There are a few forty contributions from approximately 50 individuals from 20 nations, illustrating either the range and coherence of FSR. The ebook was once initiated through the then overseas organization for Farming structures learn and Extension (now overseas Farming structures organization) and constructed with aid from FAO. It offers a wealth of knowledge and insights for all occupied with agricultural improvement.

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