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Governing land: reflections from IFPRI research

Land is still among the most important assets of the rural population in the developing world. Land resources are governed by a variety of tenure systems based on statutory, customary, or religious law. At the same time, many national, subnational,…

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Derechos de propiedad, acción colectiva y recursos genéticos vegetales

Los recursos genéticos son el material genético de las plantas y animales que determina las características útiles que la gente puede conservar, identificar, evaluar y usar para satisfacer sus necesidades. No son simplemente los genes codificados en…

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Farmer research and extension

In this brief, we learn that combining technical innovations with collective action initiatives has been shown to lead to substantial farmer benefits. A number of farmer-led research and extension (FRE) approaches incorporate collective action for…

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Property rights, collective action, and plant genetic resources

Genetic resources are the genetic material in plants and animals that determine useful traits that people can conserve, characterize, evaluate, and use to meet their needs. These resources are not simply the genes encoded in DNA, but particular…

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Investigación y extension a cargo de agricultores

La innovación local es la clave del mejoramiento sostenible de la producción agrícola, la gestión de los recursos naturales y los sistemas rurales de subsistencia. Una de las lecciones principales de la investigación participativa es que involucrar a…