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  • Les semences du mondeby Ronnie Vernooy

    International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 15.00

    Il faut aborder la recherche et le développement agricole sous un angle nouveau pour conserver la diversité, améliorer les cultures et assurer à l’humanité une production alimentaire de qualité. Le présent ouvrage porte sur ce genre d’approche : la phytosélection participative. Passant en revue dix années de recherches sur l’agrobiodiversité financées... more...

  • Seeds That Giveby Ronnie Vernooy

    International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 20.00

    A new approach to agricultural research and development is needed in order to conserve agricultural diversity, improve crops, and produce food of quality for all. This publication examines this new approach to agricultural research in light of 10 years of support by IDRC for projects promote agricultural biodiversity and participatory plant breeding.... more...

  • Semillas generosasby Ronnie Vernooy

    International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 15.00

    La agricultura actual es como una gran pirámide invertida. A nivel mundial, se apoya sobre una base estrecha y precaria. Hoy usamos menos de 3 % de las 250.000 variedades de plantas disponibles para la agricultura. El sistema de investigación agrícola de arriba hacia abajo, en el cual los agricultores son vistos como simples receptores de la investigación... more...

  • Social and Gender Analysis in Natural Resource Managementby Ronnie Vernooy

    International Development Research Centre 2006; US$ 30.00

    Presents encounters with rural men and women in South Asian and Southeast Asian countries working for local and national governments and for non-governmental organizations. This book includes six case studies that highlight the diversity of efforts to integrate social and gender analysis into natural resource management research. more...

  • El Aprendizaje Colaborativo En Acciónby Ronnie Vernooy

    International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 34.00

    Inspirado en investigaciones y experiencias concretas de China y del Sur y Sudeste de Asia, este libro presenta y analiza enfoques novedosos de aprendizaje mutuo y comunidades de pr?ctica. Esta obra muestra que las estrategias de aprendizaje innovadoras y more...

  • Seeds and Synergiesby Song Yiching; Ronnie Vernooy

    International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 32.00

    The many connections that “seeds” have or can lead to for improving rural livelihoods and quality of life are fascinating and worth in-depth examination.Norman Uphoff, Cornell University Policy makers and plant breeders should read this! Janice Jiggins, Wageningen University & Research Centre Farmers and researchers too often live and work... more...

  • The Custodians of Biodiversityby Manuel Ruiz; Ronnie Vernooy

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 124.95

    Globally, local and indigenous approaches to conserving biodiversity, crop improvement, and managing precious natural resources are under threat. Many communities have to deal with 'biopiracy,' for example. As well, existing laws are usually unsuitable for protecting indigenous and traditional knowledge and for recognizing collective rights, such... more...

  • Voices for Changeby Ronnie Vernooy; Sun Qiu; Xu Jianchu

    International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 30.00

    The new and powerful methodology of participatory monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) is gaining wide use amongst international development agencies and research institutions around the world. PM&E brings together both researchers and stakeholders, such as farmers, government officials, and extension workers, to monitor and assess development activities.... more...

  • Community Seed Banksby Ronnie Vernooy; Pitambar Shrestha; Bhuwon Sthapit

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Community seed banks first appeared towards the end of the 1980s, established with the support of international and national non-governmental organizations. This book is the first to provide a global review of their development and includes a wide range of case studies.  Countries that pioneered various types of community seed banks include Bangladesh,... more...

  • Learning from the Fieldby Ronnie Vernooy; Li Xiaoyun; Xu Xiuli; Lu Min

    International Development Research Centre 2008; US$ 32.00

    During the days in the field, we got to know the farmers… They are unpretending, loyal, and warm-hearted. This experience is a rich treasure in my life. – Zhang Ziqin, course participant. Across China, university staff, researchers, students, and farmers are joining forces to promote rural development studies. Learning from the Field shows... more...

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