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Open Access Biodynamic farming research and transdisciplinary knowledge co-production: Exploring the synergies

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Transdisciplinary research (TDR) values the inclusion of multiple worldviews for knowledge co-production. Biodynamic farming (BF) corresponds to a specific worldview, in which inner capacities play a major role. Through its century-old history, BF has proven to be an important source and catalyst for innovation. This ability can be fostered as part of TDR projects and inspire leading edge methodological innovations for the TDR field itself. The article provides multiple examples of such synergies, yet it is argued that much of the transformative potential remains to be activated.

Keywords: inner capacities; innovation; intuition; organic agriculture; participatory; sustainability; transformation

Document Type: Discussion

Publication date: December 29, 2023

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