How to govern science in contexts of agroecological transformation

Background: Agroecology demands a change in the role of science for agricultural production. For example, farmers may need to be involved into decisions on research questions in different ways and different kinds of context-specific, traditional or indigenous knowledge should be included into scientific work. However, how this could be accomplished is not well structured.

Aim: The aim of this work is to take stock of the different ways in which the science-practice interface is currently governed in different parts of the world and what innovative approaches are used in that regard, how they came about, what they entail, and how they perform etc. Field schools, practice boards, farmer fairs could be looked at but it is expected that many more good examples emerge upon closer review.