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. […]

Zero Budget Natural Farming in Andhra Pradesh Outperforms Conventional Agriculture

Zero Budget Natural Farming in Andhra Pradesh has led to significantly higher crop yields compared to conventional farming. […]

Food sovereignty addresses poverty, hunger, inequality and climate change

This report shows the alternatives that peasant movements around the world are building based on the principles of food sovereignty in response to the intersecting crises of climate, neocolonial corporate control, poverty, and inequality. […]

Breaking the Vicious Cycle of Pesticides and Climate Change with Agroecology

Pesticides contribute significantly to greenhouse gas emissions while climate change is expected to increase pesticide application. Agroecology is the solution to breaking this vicious cycle. […]