Seven Calls to Transform Food Systems

Seven calls to action for a transition towards more sustainable food systems by addressing the critical underlying structures that hold back much-needed food systems transformation. […]

Agroecological Family Farm Initiatives Built Food Resilience During Covid-19 in Latin America

In Latin America, family farming initiatives and the agroecology movement contributed organizational and capacity development among producers and consumers during the Covid-19 pandemic, highlighting the key role played by local food systems and value chains, and the need to strengthen them through public policies. […]

Reforming Financing to Truly Enable Agroecology

This policy briefing makes the case for reforming the way agricultural and food systems development is financed, in order to support transformation in food systems through agroecology. […]

Sowing Water – A Farm’s Bid for Sustainability

The age-old technique of sowing water is an opportunity to meet farming’s’ water needs and mitigate the increasingly visible effects of climate change. […]

Using Agroecology to Build Back Greener and More Resilient Food Systems

This FAO paper provides examples of how agroecological approaches can contribute to transforming food systems and developing a greener, more resilient and more inclusive “new normal” after Covid-19. […]

Small Farms More Productive and Biodiverse Than Large Farms

A meta-analysis covering 51 countries has found that small farms tend to be more productive and biodiverse than large ones, and roughly as profitable and resource-efficient. […]

Farmer-led Agroecological Solutions to the Climate Crisis in Asia

Small farmers across Asia are mobilising real agroecological alternatives to face the climate crisis based on their right to self-determination, community building and food sovereignty. […]

Framework for Advancing Agroecological Transformations

This open access book develops a framework for advancing agroecology in transformations towards more just and sustainable food systems. […]

Biodiversity-based Agroecology Key to Human and Planetary Resilience

A biodiversity-based agroecological paradigm will provide a systemic approach to addressing issues of biodiversity loss, nutritional and food security, and resiliency to respond to a variety of crises. […]

A New Food System Based on Agroecology for Rural and Urban Communities

Covid19 threatens to strengthen corporate control over food unless we transition to agroecology now. Agroecology should be central to making policy for food systems that deliver nutritious food for all, do not destroy ecosystems, are rich in biodiversity and help address climate change. […]