Problem DescriptionThe purpose of "rigor" in research is to ensure that the results are valid. Non-valid results can be misleading or wrong, and thus damaging to the interests of those who pay attention to them.
FRNs are about bringing the power of agricultural research to the people who can most benefit from it -- farmers. Like any researcher, a farmer participating in a FRN must understand what makes research powerful and useful.
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|STAGE||SPECIALIST SKILLS REQUIRED||EXAMPLE ACTIVITIES||RISK LEVEL AND HANDLING||FINANCE REQUIRED||KINDS OF EVIDENCE GENERATED||GOAL|
|Exploring opportunities and challenges1||Research and analysis for exploratory work|
|Insights derived from formal research and informal knowledge gathering||A well understood and clearly defined problem or opportunity|