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Prof.dr. P. Richards

Current research

(the most recent research is at the top)
Supervisor PhD project P. Mwangi
Supervisor Institutional arrangements for the successful use of technologies related to orange-fleshed sweetpotato production in East and Central Africa
Supervisor Improving soil quality and crop yield in the oil palm intercropping system in Adja plateau (Benin).
Supervisor Understanding technology innovations for farmer livelihoods: Investigating the drivers for sustainably interfacing farmer innovations with science in the communal areas of Zimbabwe
Supervisor The system of rice intensification (SRI) as a socio-economic and technical movement in India
Supervisor Boundary work in rice agricultural systems: A village level technographic study of SRI-in-practice in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, India
Project leader Commodities and anti-commodities. Indigenous production as sustainable practice and resistance against agrarian commercial capitalism in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean during the colonial era.
Supervisor An interdisciplinary analysis of the combined effects of farm management and soil-biological processes in rice cultivation in Nepal
Supervisor Contrasting participatory approaches and social inclusion in rural development projects in the Bolivia of Evo Morales
Project leader Technological learning in the flower sector: How do Ethiopian farms dvelop technological capabilities
Supervisor Technological learning in the flower sector: How do Ethiopian farms dvelop technological capabilities
Supervisor Partnerschips in agricultural technology development, multiplication and dissemination. The case of banana tissue culture in Kenya
Supervisor The mechanism of exclusion/inclusion in the Malian Shea realm, performance and collective action
Supervisor Sustainable use and transformation of natural resources for rural entrepreneurs: The case of red palm oil standards setting and enforcement in Ghana
Supervisor The socio-technological configuration of sweet cherry production in South Patagonia and knowledge production and management in the value chain
Supervisor Farmer's resilience and agency in the face of an agricultural burden: Anti-commodity production in colonial Zimbabwe c. 1890 - 1965
Supervisor AIDS ecology and social adaptation : Making sense of an epidemic -The ecology of AIDS in Masaka District, Uganda, 1982-2008
Supervisor Uncover the root of rice intensification method in Nepal: the interplay of improved soil management practice and soil process.
Supervisor Participation and social justice in the Bolivia of Evo Morales
Supervisor Creation of space for a collective around Tertiary canals maintenance in Office du Niger (Mali)
Supervisor Genetic diversity and participatory on farm evaluation of mycorrhizastrains for cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.)) performance and restoration of soils qualities in small scale farmer in Benin.
Supervisor Representations of pesticide risks and risk-reduction strategies in Costa Rica
Project leader Technology horizons: theory and practice of integrative research
Researcher Technology horizons: theory and practice of integrative research
Supervisor Learning for change in Lowland Rice Management in West Africa: Exploring Socio-Cultural and Institutional Context for technicl change and agrarian transformation
Supervisor African Rice (Oryza glaberrima) as a food security crop in and after armed conflict. Lessons from Sierra Leone
Supervisor African Rice (Oryza glaberrima) and Community identity - environment, culture and history in southern Ghana
Supervisor Enhancing agricultural service delivery through the development and institutionalization of an efficient innovation system in rural areas of South Africa
Researcher History of the rice genome
Project leader Widowhood, HIV/AIDS, and food security in Kagera Region, Tanzania: An ethnographic analysis
Supervisor Widowhood, HIV/AIDS, and food security in Kagera Region, Tanzania: An ethnographic analysis
Supervisor Interface of client and extension service delivery: scaling up participatory extension approaches towards enhancing community emancipation in South Africa
Supervisor Participation for enhanced cassava research and development in Uganda

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