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Action research

We have 5 items tagged with ‘Action research’.
  • A field team designing a REDD strategy in Mozambique talk to farmer Nimale Maribu Saidi as part of their research (Photo: Mike Goldwater)

    What happened when IIED focused on research quality?

    IIED publishes an outline of 'our thinking' on research ethics, an output of our most recent strategy's 'research quality' objective

    13 March 2014 | Blog | Policy and planning
  • A man tends intercropped coffee and banana in Rwanda

    Exploring how climate change interventions can work best to deliver more than the sum of their parts

    Public sector planning plays a key role in making regions and countries resilient to climate change. But tackling climate change’s huge potential impacts will stretch limited public sector resources to the limit. With partners we are exploring how to use sequence and synchrony to make climate change planning, and public sector interventions, most effective — to help them deliver ‘more than the sum of their parts’.

    17 December 2012 | Article | Climate change
  • A researcher speaks to a cotton farmer in Mozambique.

    Our research: striving towards excellence

    What does excellent research mean? And how can it be achieved?

    13 September 2012 | Blog | Policy and planning
  • West African farmers heard at UK Houses of Parliament

    It might seem obvious that African farmers, who have successfully fed their families and, in turn, much of rural Africa, would be the first to be consulted on what agricultural research would benefit them. But a series of citizen juries, carried out previously in West Africa and facilitated by IIED researchers and partners, have revealed that much African agricultural research doesn’t meaningfully involve farmers or reflect their priorities.

    4 February 2012 | Blog | Natural resource management
  • Transforming agri-food research for citizen participation and the public good

    Throughout the world, public funded research shapes the choices that are available to farmers, food workers, consumers, and the environments in which they live and work.

    15 July 2009 | Article | Food and agriculture
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