Summary Document for the FAO e-mail conference on "Ensuring the full participation of family farmers in agricultural innovation systems: Key issues and case studies" that took place from 4 June to 1 July 2012.
The 12-page summary document (26/07/2012) is entitled "An FAO e-mail conference on agricultural innovation systems and family farming: The moderator's summary" and contains the following:
- Executive Summary
- Section 1, provides the background to the conference (why it was held and the process leading up to it)
- Section 2, presents the moderator's summary of the main issues that were discussed during the conference.
- Section 3, gives a brief analysis of participation in the conference.
- Section 4, contains references, abbreviations and acknowledgments
The nine main issues summarized in Section 2 are farmer innovations (Section 2.1); farmer organizations (2.2); access to market (2.3); research and extension (2.4); risk associated with innovation (2.5); women farmers (2.6); youth (2.7); ICTs (2.8) and innovation brokers (2.9). Click download to access the document.
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