Co-learning cycles to support the design of innovative farm systems in southern Mali

Farm systems were re-designed together with farmers during three years (2013–2015) in Southern Mali with the aim to improve income without compromising food self-sufficiency. A cyclical learning model with three steps was used: Step 1 was the co-design of a set of crop/livestock technical options, Step 2 the on-farm testing and appraisal of these options and Step 3 a participatory ex-ante analysis of re-designed farm systems incorporating the tested options.

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Falconnier_et_al_EJA_2017 (pdf)

Source:

Gatien Falconnier et al.

Date:

9/3/2019

Resource Type:

Peer-reviewed article

Community of Practice:

Farmer research network (FRN), West Africa