Agroecology

Agroecology provides multiple opportunities to improve agricultural systems in a sustainable manner. Participants of Tropentag 2022 discussed challenges on the way to a sustainable food system and presented successful…

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Agroecology

Industrial agriculture, based on monocropping and use of agro-chemicals and other energy-intensive inputs, is presumably unsustainable for food, feed, fibre, and fuel production because of its adverse effects on the…

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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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