Food systems

Food-related debates are being held more and more from a moral angle – food is a highly political issue. Answers to the question how we can achieve food and nutrition security while protecting our natural resources,…

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Food systems

The Transformative Partnership Platform an Agroecology (TPP) convenes and coordinates partners to accelerate their work on agroecology across local, national and international scales, with the aim of fostering…

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Food systems

Welcome changes in the discourse – Maria Tekülve on the role of agroecological approaches in international cooperation, old and new “silver bullets” in rural development and why the wide scope of the concept of…

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Agroecology

In a recent publication, the FAO looks at the potential of agroecology to make food systems in Asia and the Pacific more sustainable and fit for a post-COVID future.

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Agroecology

In 2015, the government of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh launched the “Andhra Pradesh Community-managed Natural Farming” programme. The idea was to make farming climate-resilient and thus attractive again for young…

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Agroecology

With the severe impacts that climate change is having on food security and nutrition, there is an urgent call for more sustainable and climate-resilient food systems. The quest for sustainable solutions is gaining…

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Agroecology

Agroecology is a research approach which describes the principles and practices of sustainable agriculture and a sustainable food system. The concept also ensures economic emergence from poverty. In contrast to…

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Agroecology

The 2018 Future Policy Award, granted by the World Future Council, highlights policies that scale up agroecology to contribute to the protection of life and livelihoods of small-scale food producers, ensure sustainable…

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Agroecology

Governments and international organisations have mainly taken an interest in agroecology over the last few years because of the system’s environmental benefits. However, our author believes that there are other important…

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Agroecology

“Agroecology” is becoming increasingly important in the debate on the future of agriculture and the food industry. Is it just a new buzzword, one of so many on the long list of sustainable agriculture terms, or is it…

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