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Participatory research in conservation and rural livelihoods : doing science together

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  • Creator edited by Louise Fortmann
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.
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  • Physical Details
    • xxx, 284 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781405176798, 1405176792, 9781405187329, 1405187328
  • OCLC ocn221961571


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • How participatory research convinced a skeptic -- Sharing in innovation : reflections on a partnership to improve livelihoods and resource conservation in the Honduran hillsides -- Campesinos cientificios : farmer philosophies on participatory research -- Retracing the trail to wisdom : doing science together in Cibecue -- The land has wisdom -- What makes a scientist? : studying the impacts of harvest in the Pacific Northwest - 'She fell out of the sky' : Salal harvesters' reflections on participatory research -- 'Research sounds so big ... ' : collaborative inquiry with women in Drevdagen, Sweden -- För oss är naturen en lisa för själen (where peace comes dropping slow) : the forests and nature for us -- From participation to partnership : devolution, forest communities and CIFOR in Malinau, Indonesia -- Malinau villagers' relationship with CIFOR : high hopes, unmet expectations and trusted confidante -- Rediscovering participation : reflections on the Mhondoro Tree Project -- Unofanira kuzvininipisa (you have to be humble) -- New seeds, new selves, new societies : rural women's reflections on participatory research in plant breeding -- Conclusions