In order to develop aquaculture systems and technologies relevant to the maize-based famring system in rural Africa, ICLARM is conducting farmer-participatory research in Malawi. This involves farmer-researcher interaction throughout the aquaculture program. The whole research process involves a continuing transfer of information and ideas between farmers and researchers so that research agendas can be adjusted to meet changing needs as indigenous aquaculture systems evolve.
Aquaculture technology research for smallholder farmers in rural malawi
Noble, R.P., Costa-Pierce, B.A. (1991)
Paper presented at the BOSTID-ICLARM Workshop for PSTC/CDR Scientists, 6-9 Aug 1991, Manila, Philippines [open access]