Agroecology is considered jointly as a science, a practice and a social movement . It encompasses the whole food system from the soil to the organization of human societies. It is value-laden and based on core principles.

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The Association intends to place agroecology high on the European agenda of sustainable development of farming and food systems. It intends to foster interactions between actors in science, practice and social movements, by facilitating knowledge sharing and action.

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The Association has a non-profit and international goal. The society aims to analyse, design, develop and promote the transition towards agroecology-based farming and food systems. The overall goal of the Association is to: support agroecological research, education and training.

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    Transition to Agro-Ecology For a Food Secure World by Jelleke de Nooy van Tol

    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 is increasing recognition that agroecology and food sovereignty are key solutions for both nutritious food security and climate change adaptation.

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    NEW ! The english version of “Better and Different ! Transforming Food Systems through Agroecology “

    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 animals. Agroecological approaches not only mimic nature; they are also better for people – as diverse workers, self-employed producers, and market participants and buyers of processed goods. At its best, agroecology reveals what Old Latin always knew: that a secret connection exists between humus and humanum.

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    German version : Mit Agrarökologie die Ernährungswende gestalten

    Bei der Agrarökologie geht es nicht nur um eine Landwirtschaft, mit der der Einsatz von Pestiziden und Düngemitteln verringert, Pflanzenreste recycelt und biologische Prozesse für den Anbau von Lebensmitteln nutzbar gemacht werden. Die Agrarökologie stellt eine bestimmte Sichtweise auf unser Verhältnis zur Natur dar…

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    Scoop it – Agroecology

    Compilation of recent international news and press releases in Agroecology (in English and French).

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Iberian Meeting on Agroecological research

We are pleased to announce that the 1st Iberian Meeting on Agroecological Research (ibagreco) will be held on 22-23th November 2018 in Évora, Portugal !

“Establishing the ecological basis for sustainable agriculture” is being organized and will be hosted by the University of Évora.

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