Le monde universitaire est l’un des piliers qui contribuent à la construction de l’agroécologie en fournissant des connaissances scientifiques et en donnant aux recherches futures l’occasion d’innover et de renforcer l’approche agroécologique. L’équipe d’agroécologie de la FAO croit en l’avenir des promoteurs de l’agroécologie et c’est pour cette raison que nous créons une base de données universitaire dans la Plateforme …
La Via Campesina is an international social movement of peasants, small and medium-size farmers, landless people, rural women and youth, Indigenous People, migrants and agricultural workers. It defends peasant agriculture for food sovereignty and promotes social justice and dignity. The movement strongly opposes corporate driven agriculture that destroys social relations and nature. La Via Campesina …
THE POLICY REFORM AND REALIGNMENT THAT IS REQUIRED TO BUILD SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS IN EUROPE REPORT Lead author: Olivier De SchutterResearch and editorial leads: Nick Jacobs, Chantal Clément, Francesco Ajena This report would not have been possible without the sustained efforts of the IPES-Food team... Read the report (pdf file)
Written by CIDSE CIDSE affirms that this transformation can only be achieved through a paradigm shift. We need a different system as a whole. This requires new narratives, a different cultural approach – putting sufficiency at its heart – and transforming our political and economic systems. CIDSE’s arguments and vision for a new paradigm are based on …
Our global agricultural and food system is broken and needs to transition to one that is more sustainable and beneficial to the world’s population. This seems hard in the face of the linked challenges of climate change, natural resource depletion, and worldwide economic and social upheaval. At the same time, farmer-led social movements are growing, and there …
The focus of this brochure : We are sceptical of agroindustrial corporations and, instead, call for agriculture based on peasant farming systems. Our approach defends diversity against monoculture and gives local markets priority over the global market. We argue against the oil and chemicals dependency of today’s agriculture and advocate the use of worms, insects and …
Compilation of recent international news and press releases in Agroecology (in English and French). Scoop it
Some recent publications in Agroecology. Wezel, A. (2017). Agroecological practices for sustainable agriculture: principles, applications, and making the transition. World Scientific, New Jersey, USA, 485 p.Benkeblia, N. (Ed.) 2015. Agroecology, Ecosystems and Sustainability. Taylor and Francis, Boca Raton, Forida, USA, 393 p.Dumont, A.M., Vanloqueren, G., Stassart, P.M., Bareta, P.V. 2016. Clarifying the socioeconomic dimensions of …
GIRAF or Groupe Interdisciplinaire belge de Recherche en Agroécologie du FNRS (Belgian Interdisciplinary Agroecology Research Group of the FNRS) is an FNRS contact group composed of scientists with various backgrounds.  This group has set itself the task of fueling and sharing thinking about agroecology on the basis of interactions among different scientific disciplines and actors. This …
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