Formal and Informal Sector Linkage Public Private Sector Linkage

Participatory interactions involve those between the formal and informal sectors (e.g., international research organizations and poor women farmers in marginal zones) and those between public and private sectors (e.g., national Departments of Agriculture and commercial seed suppliers). The widely applicable lesson is that close, effective and long term collaboration is required among different players, including germplasm curators, plant breeders, farmers, molecular biologists, entomologists, ecologists, community groups and social scientists. Linkage of efforts at national, regional, and international levels is also critical to deal with globally important agricultural problems, thus to increase the world's food security by maximizing existing resources and production potential.

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