Over the past decades, agriculture modernization programs accelerated, based on a “scientific” research and development (R&D) perspective. This R&D perspective was disconnected from family farming knowledge, and led to the widespread adop...▶
Even against all expectations and restrictive policies, family farming has been able to reproduce itself, remaining an important activity for rural families, for the production of food and novelties. Local experiences of agro-ecosystem management,...▶
Fabio Kessler Dal Soglio is Professor of Rural Development at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.