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. […]

Zimbabwe: Farmers turn to agroecology to feed their families

Agroecology strengthens resilience of smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe. […]

Brazil: “Passion seeds” fertilize semi-arid northeast

Heirloom seeds and agroecology bring multiple benefits to semi-arid regions in Brazil. […]

Agroecology: A transformative opportunity for biodiversity and the Rio Conventions

Agroecology can address biodiversity loss while providing simultaneous, multiple co-benefits to climate adaptation, food security, water conservation, ecosystem resilience, sustainable livelihoods and human rights. […]