Collective action for the conservation of on-farm genetic diversity in a center of crop diversity : an assessment of the role of traditional farmers' networks uri icon


  • This project explored the possible role of collective action among small-scale farmers in managing and maintaining genetic resources in a center of crop diversity. It focused on the local institutions that ensure the supply ofseed of diverse maize landraces to small-scale farmers in the Central Valleys of Oaxaca, Mexico. The key hypothesis was

publication date

  • 2005