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Democratising Agricultural Research

Updated Thursday 20th June 2013

Making excluded voices count in food and agricultural policy making.

Democratising Agricultural Research logo Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Coventry University and Garden Organic Democratising Agricultural Research describes itself as "an initiative that questions the often narrow interests of agricultural research. Focussing on four regions aiming to make the voices of small scale producers and other excluded citizens heard — and count — in the governance and process of agricultural research".

It was initiated by a non-governmental organisation/charity and researchers, scientists & educators and encourages people to participate through research & learning. Democratising Agricultural Research is transnational in orientation and concerned with environment & sustainability; research, knowledge production & information access; and science governance.

It was launched in 2007 and is ongoing.

This page is part of Participation Now, a project that brings together a diverse collection of participatory public engagement initiatives with the aim of supporting exploration, learning and engagement. Explore the collection of initiatives or read more about the project.


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