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Local sustainable diets as a driver of the transition to agroecological food systems
(Ohann Heinrich Von Thunen Inst-Vti, 2020)
In this paper, we propose the promotion of local sustainable diets as a process that can facilitate the transition of current industrialised food systems to agroecological food systems. First, we describe the problem, which ...
Bringing agroecology to scale: Key drivers and emblematic casesMasificación de la agroecología: Impulsores clave y casos emblemáticosAmpliação da agroecologia: Principais impulsores e casos emblemáticos
Agroecology as a transformative movement has gained momentum in many countries worldwide. In several cases, the implementation of agroecological practices has grown beyond isolated, local experiences to be employed by ...
Agroecology and La Vía Campesina II. Peasant agroecology schools and the formation of a sociohistorical and political subjectAgroecología y La Vía Campesina II. Las escuelas campesinas de agroecología y la formación de un sujeto sociohistórico y politico
Scaling up of peasant agroecology and building food sovereignty require major transformations that only a self-aware, critical, collective political subject can achieve. The global peasant movement La Vía Campesina (LVC), ...
A review of social and economic performance of agroecology
Agroecology potentially offers a sustainable path to agricultural development as it integrates ecological principles and social and economic concerns into agri-food systems. While many descriptive studies have documented ...
Agroecological practices as territorial development: an analytical schema from Brazilian case studies
Agroecological practices have been widely promoted as an alternative to the hegemonic agri-food system, yet they also can help to ‘green’ the system. To strengthen a transformative agroecology, Latin American activists ...