Welcome to the third newsletter of Agroecology Europe.
We want to invite you to the next general assembly meeting of Agroecology Europe on Tuesday morning 20th of November 2018 (please see details hereunder).
Your attendance is important as we need your input to make Agroecology Europe work! We invite young members to join the new network of young agroecologists!
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Written by CIDSE
CIDSE affirms that this transformation can only be achieved through a paradigm shift. We need a different system as a whole.
FiBL Europe has the pleasure of inviting you to the 6th International Conference on Organic Agricultural Sciences (ICOAS), to be held from 7-9 November 2018 in in the picturesque Esterházy Palace in Eisenstadt, Austria.
The two-day Scientific Conference (7-8 November) will explore the latest developments in organic production and the development of local markets for organic products.
Welcome to the second bi-monthly newsletter of Agroecology Europe aims to facilitate exchange and collaboration between our members and friends. In this edition you will find FAO’s 2nd agroecology Symposium, an article on small scale farmers from EU and many informations concerning agroecology around the world…. We look forward to receiving your contributions for the next newsletter.
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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.
By Leonardo van den Berg and Margriet Goris
While in Europe the debate continues about whether agroecology should incorporate other knowledges and cultures at the same level as science, thousands of people at the recent IV National Agroecology Encounter (ENA) in Brazil strongly affirmed that agroecology is a united struggle.
Between April 3 and 5, the second International Agroecology Symposium was held in Rome. “Scaling Up agroecology to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” was the theme of the meeting. Various members of Agroecology Europe were among the 800 people present at the symposium.
The vice-president of Agroecology Europe, Alexander Wezel, had the chance to speak about agroecology at ISARA with Prince Charles on 8th May, and inform about Agroecology Europe. Prince Charles of the British Royal Family is a strong supporter of Organic Agriculture.
From the 10 to 14 september in Vienna, Austria “Ecology meeting the scientific challenges of a complex world”
Call for Papers – Submission of abstracts: Starting from 23 April 2018 , you are cordially invited to submit an abstract for your planned contribution to the conference in the form of a poster or an oral presentation.
Please ensure that your submission arrives by 31 May 2018 at the latest.
More informations: here !
Celebrating the World’s Best Policies for Agroecology
“We need to put forward sustainable food systems that offer healthy and nutritious food, and also preserve the environment. Agroecology can offer several contributions to this process as it provides many economic, social and environmental co-benefits.”
José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations