Understanding, Quantification, and Modelling in Farming Systems Research: Results of a Simulation Study in Northern Nigeria

The paper discusses understanding versus quantification in farming systems research. The strengths and weaknesses of a large-scale and rapid exploratory surveys are compared. The value of a comprehensive rather than partial approach is illustrated with results from a recent simulation study of farm households in northern Nigeria.


Issue Date:
1980-07-1980-07-1980-07
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
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https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/278414
Language:
English
Total Pages:
16




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