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Planning agricultural research: a sourcebook.

Book cover for Planning agricultural research: a sourcebook.


The main approaches and experiences in agricultural research planning are summarised, focusing on recent developments in the planning field, the new issues and concerns in agricultural development and research, and future challenges. Reference is also made to the standardisation of the terminology used in research planning. Chapters are divided between four parts: the context of agricultural resea...


Chapter 16 (Page no: 171)

Participation in agricultural research planning.

Participation in agricultural research planning can improve the relevance, representativeness, equity insight and ownership of the research process. The different types of participation are reviewed and factors affecting the quality of results are outlined including choice of type of stakeholders and overall strategy of stakeholder involvement. Ways in which participation in agricultural research planning can be improved are identified. The relevance of participation in planning for agricultural research is considered and examples from Morocco, Tanzania and Ivory Coast are cited.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 7) Globalization: planning agricultural research in an open market economy. Author(s): Tabor, S. R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 17) Regionalization of agricultural research: implications for planning. Author(s): Perrault, P. T.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 29) Integrating natural resource management in agricultural research planning. Author(s): Meijerink, G. W.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 41) New technologies and planning. Author(s): Falconi, C. A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 53) Planning, performance, and accountability. Author(s): Peterson, W.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 69) Agricultural research policy development. Author(s): Omamo, S. W. Boyd, M. Janssen, W.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 79) Science and technology foresight. Author(s): Rutten, H. M.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 93) Strategic planning. Author(s): Valverde, C.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 103) Master planning. Author(s): Odame, H. H.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 111) Program planning. Author(s): Collion, M. H.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 119) Research project planning. Author(s): Capo, O. Galvez, S. Mackay, R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 127) Experiment planning. Author(s): Edsen, J.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 135) Planning financing and investment. Author(s): Alex, G. Byerlee, D.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 145) Planning training. Author(s): Brush, E.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 159) Roles of planners and planning. Author(s): Silva, J. de S.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 183) Priority setting. Author(s): Contant, R. B.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 195) Budgeting. Author(s): Bruneau, H.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 207) Implementation. Author(s): Tola, J. Gijsbers, G. Odame, H. H.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 215) Towards an integrated planning, monitoring, and evaluation system. Author(s): Horton, D. Dupleich, L.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 231) Analytic hierarchy process. Author(s): Braunschweig, T.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 243) Use of constraint trees in research planning. Author(s): Kissi, A.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 253) Tools for gender analysis. Author(s): Meijerink, G. Odame, H. H. Holzner, B. M.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 263) Geographic information systems. Author(s): Pachico, D.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 273) The logical framework. Author(s): Baur, H.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 283) Information systems for research planning. Author(s): Vernon, R.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 291) Participatory rural appraisal. Author(s): Henman, V. Chambers, R.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 301) Alternative scenarios for agricultural research. Author(s): Johnson, B. D'Apice Paez, M. L.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 309) Simulation models for planning. Author(s): Thornton, P.

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