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Transfer to Africa of the resources and rewards from biotechnology: The need for a participatory approach

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Transfer to Africa of the resources and rewards from biotechnology: The need for a participatory approach

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ABSTRACT: The low adoption rate of new technologies by rural communities in developing countries in the 1970s and 1980s revealed a need for a different approach to the setting of research agendas and technology transfer. More recent programmes have shown a shift away from 'top-down' researcher-led projects, towards a 'bottom-up' participatory approach...

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