Part I: Revisiting Farmer First
Farmer First revisited: innovation for agricultural research and development
Ian Scoones and John Thompson
Challenges to strenghtening agricultural innovation systems: where do we go from here?
Fostering Farmer First methodological innovation: organizational learning and change in international agricultural research
Jacqueline A. Ashby
Part II: Systems of innovation
Developing seed systems in Africa
Jean Claude Rubyogoand Louise Sperling
Client-oriented breeding and seed supply
John Witcombe, Krishna Devkota, Daljit Virk, Krishna Rawal, Satish Prasad, Vikas Kumar and Krishna Joshi
Learning from experience: potato innovation systems and participatory research
Oscar Ortiz, Ricardo Orrego, Willy Pradel, Peter Gildermacher, Renee Castillo, Ronal Otiniano, Julio Gabriel, Juan Vallejo, Omar Torres,
Part III: The politics of demand and organizational change
Part IV: New professionalism, learning and change
Part V: Looking forward
Back Matter (Appendix 1: List of participants and contributors, References, Index)
Ian Scoones Ian Scoones is co-director of the ESRC STEPS Centre at Sussex and joint convenor of the IDS-hosted Future Agricultures Consortium. He is an agricultural ecologist whose interdisciplinary research links the natural and social sciences.
John Thompson John Thompson is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.