ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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India as a Reluctant Leader in Agroecological Research

Whose Knowledge Counts?

Beyond the obvious claims of evidence-based research policy is the lesser-questioned claim of what qualifies as evidence. This requires an understanding of the politics of knowledge and examining knowledge claims made both for and against any particular innovation. Through the case of a specific agroecological innovation, the System of Rice Intensification in India, the barriers to a sustainable transition from a green revolution to an agroecological paradigm that reveals path dependence on certain agricultural futures—such as the New Plant Type or genetic transformation in rice—are highlighted.



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Updated On : 28th Aug, 2019

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