in this paper the authors analyse the local knowledge system in Nepal by relating farmer knowledge to measurement of the effects of differently described tree fodders on animal productivity in on-farm feeding trials. They then use the results to develop decision support tools for feed planning that combine local and scientific knowledge.
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