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Sustainable agriculture for health and prosperity: stakeholders’ roles, legitimacy and modus operandi

Hellin, J., Balié, J., Fisher, E., Blundo-Carto, G., Meah, N., Kohli, A. and Connor, M. (2020) Sustainable agriculture for health and prosperity: stakeholders’ roles, legitimacy and modus operandi. Development in Practice, 30 (7). pp. 965-971. ISSN 1364-9213

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1080/09614524.2020.1798357

Abstract/Summary

Food systems need to focus more on health, prosperity, and environmental sustainability. This requires changes in what, where, how and by whom food is produced, marketed, and consumed. Interdisciplinary research and trans-disciplinary collaboration are needed.Stakeholders need to agree on their respective roles, values, responsibilities and modus operandi so that research better responds to real-world challenges and opportunities. In this Viewpoint we argue that this is especially the case in the Global South post Covid-19. Without these changes, there will continue to be unrealistic expectations of impact from agricultural research, and disappointment when these are not realized.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Life Sciences > School of Agriculture, Policy and Development > Economic and Social Sciences Division > Livelihoods Research
ID Code:91630
Uncontrolled Keywords:Agriculture < Environment (built and natural), Food security < Environment (built and natural); Globalisation (inc trade, private sector; Poverty reduction; Labour and livelihoods; Technology
Publisher:Taylor & Francis

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