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Farming Systems and Social Sciences (FSSS) Division

Farming Systems & Social Sciences

Farming Systems and Social Sciences (FSSS)

To adapt technologies generated by the ZARI to farmer’s socio-economic and cultural settings.

Nutrition

The division strives to involve the small-scale farmers fully in the technology adaptation process, thereby contributing to the improvement of food security and nutrition at the household level.

Socio-economics

Conducting diagnostic surveys, Carrying out economic analysis on improved technologies both on – station and on – farm, Conducting impact studies on technologies already promoted on-farm

Objectives

  • To identify and collect data within different farming systems for formulating more relevant adaptive and applied research activities.
  • To undertake adaptive research work, mainly on farmer’s fields, aimed at solving major farming problems being faced by specific groups of farmers.
  • To strengthen research / extension / farmers linkages in order to have more farmers’ input in research and technology transfer.
  • To address the technological needs and priorities of women farmers and utilize local knowledge systems in technology development.
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