Resilient, People-Centred Food Systems to Counter the Global Food Crisis

Establishing more ecologically sound food production systems such as agroecology, reducing reliance on long-distance food trade, and curbing corporate power in the food system will make food systems more resilient and less vulnerable to the broader polycrisis. […]

Agroecology and Organic Agriculture Boost Productivity and Profitability

This dossier demonstrates the potential of agroecology and organic agriculture to boost productivity and profitability while generating a range of other co-benefits. […]

New Agroecological Designs to Improve Crop Productivity and Resilience

In a planet under polycrisis, the challenge is to transition from agroecosystems based on external inputs to one dependent on ecological processes – such as agroecology, which can improve crop productivity and resilience. […]

Diversified Cropping Systems Yield Multiple Benefits

This study in China demonstrates the benefits of diversified cropping systems, namely, improved grain and protein yields, soil health and livelihoods, along with greenhouse gas emission reductions. […]

Financing Agroecological Transformations for Climate Repair

Governments are called to mobilise finance for the large-scale transitions needed towards climate-friendly food and farming, based on agroecology. […]

Diversification in Rice Farming Increases Yields, Biodiversity and Incomes

Agricultural diversification in rice production can enhance rice economy, biodiversity and pest control while maintaining soil fertility, nutrient cycling, carbon sequestration and yield. […]

Agricultural Biodiversity Indispensable for a Just Agroecological Transition

This briefing highlights the pivotal role of agricultural biodiversity as integral to agroecology and just transitions in food and agricultural systems. […]

Benefits of Community-Based Natural Farming Surpass that of Conventional Systems

True cost accounting study of the Andhra Pradesh Community-Managed Natural Farming system finds that it led to greater economic, environmental, social and health benefits than conventional systems. […]

Push-Pull System Sustains Pest Control and Increases Maize Yields Over Time

This study in Kenya finds that the “push-pull” system increases yields and is resilient against pest adaptation over time. […]

From Crisis to Resilience – We Need New Recipe to Combat Hunger

The industrial food system is in crisis. We need a completely new recipe to address hunger and build resilience. […]