Non-governmental organizations, strategic bridge building, and the "scientization" of organic agriculture in Kenya
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This article examines the role of organic agriculture NGOs in Kenya as boundary organizations that mediate between the demands of external donors and local people and the realms of scientific and local or traditional knowledge. The history of NGOs in Kenya is also examined, including the rise of NGOs and the emergence organic agriculture NGOs as a direct response to failed attempts to introduce Green Revolution technologies and production methods.
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