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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 4 RRA has a role to play in developed countries
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 4 RRA has a role to play in developed countries Peter Ampt and Raymond Ison Introduction the wheat/sheep belt of N.S.W. It was envisaged that a research program would be Innovations in agricultural research and established at the unit but that increasingly, much of the research would be carried out development characterised by FSR, FSR&D, with the collaboration of farmers on their FSR&E, farmer first and last models and the proprieties. RRA was seen to have the utilisation of RRA/agroecosystems analysis have been almost totally confined to potential to identify problems for research, as developing countries. Despite a long a means for encouraging collaboration with established tradition of agricultural research in farmers and as a problem identification Australia there have been few recent method that warranted evaluation in a developed country context. innovations in research methodology other than the development of quantitative or Aims simulation modelling (see Remenyi, 1985) and more recently an increased focus on expert The aims of the exploratory RRA were to: systems. The international debate surrounding the conceptual validity of the `transfer of · forge closer links between researchers and technology' model of research and farmers involving both in the ...