A special issue on Rethinking Modernisation has just been published in the Journal of Rural Studies. We bring you some short approachable summaries of the content in a dedicated series with the authors.
Agricultural knowledge systems, particularly formal knowledge institutes, and agricultural policy makers still need to increase their
acknowledgement of the value of local farmer knowledge. The more recent emergence of multi-actor knowledge networks and closer collaboration between formal knowledge institutes and farmers indicates the development of more participatory, inclusive and comprehensive knowledge and learning processes. […]