Agronomy for development : the politics of knowledge in agricultural research / edited by James Sumberg.Material type: TextSeries: Pathways to sustainabilityPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 202 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781315284040 (e-book: PDF); 9781315284026Subject(s): Agronomy -- Research | Crops and soils | Crop scienceAdditional physical formats: Print version: : No titleDDC classification: 631.4 LOC classification: S596.7 | .A37 2017Online resources: Click here to view.
"Selection and editorial matter, James Sumberg; individual chapters, the contributors"--Copyright statement, title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-192) and index.
chapter 1 Knowledge politics in development-oriented agronomy / Jens A. Andersson -- chapter 2 On the movement of agricultural technologies: packaging, unpacking and situated reconfiguration / Dominic Glover -- chapter 3 South–South cooperation and agribusiness contestations in irrigated rice: China and Brazil in Ghana / Kojo Amanor -- chapter 4 GM crops ‘for Africa’: contestation and knowledge politics in the Kenyan biosafety debate / Stephen Whitfield -- chapter 5 Systems research in the CGIAR as an arena of struggle: competing discourses on the embedding of research in development / Cees Leeuwis -- chapter 6 One step forward, two steps back in farmer knowledge exchange: ‘scaling up’ as Fordist replication in drag / William G. Moseley -- chapter 7 When the solution became a problem: strategies in the reform of agricultural extension in Uganda / Patience B. Rwamigisa -- chapter 8 Sweet ‘success’: contesting biofortification strategies to address malnutrition in Tanzania / Sheila Rao -- chapter 9 Crops in context: negotiating traditional and formal seed institutions / Ola T. Westengen -- chapter 10 Laws of the field: rights and justice in development-oriented agronomy / James A. Fraser -- chapter 11 A golden age for agronomy? / Ken E. Giller.