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  Posting date: December 18, 2018
The Potential of Agroecology to Transform the Global Food System
This publication on agroecology features its many successes as a road map for a socially and ecologically sustainable transformation of agriculture and provides pathways to overcome the political obstacles to its broad-scale implementation.
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  Posting date: December 12, 2018
Farmer-Managed Seed Systems Play Crucial Role in Africa
Farmer-managed seed systems play a crucial role in Africa and small-scale farmers are the real custodians of seed on the continent.
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  Posting date: November 07, 2018
Transforming Land Use and Food Systems Has Mitigation Potential of 23 Gt CO2-eq Per Year by 2050
A new report shows how greater ambition to secure land rights, restore forest ecosystems and move towards sustainable food systems can provide ‘missing pathways’ toward limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C.
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  Posting date: October 16, 2018
Agroecological Transitions Away from Industrial Food and Farming Systems
Seven case studies analysed by IPES-Food provide concrete examples of how, in spite of barriers to change, people around the world have been able to fundamentally rethink and redesign food systems around agroecological principles.
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  Posting date: October 10, 2018
Rural Women in Paraguay on the Frontlines to Save Native Seed Varieties
Rural and indigenous women in Paraguay rise up to collect and preserve native seeds across the country to counter the expansion of large-scale, industrial agriculture.
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  Posting date: October 01, 2018
Building Resilience Through Agroecology
Around the world, innovative agroecological farmers are combining local and scientific knowledge, putting resilience thinking into practice to feed growing populations and cope with climate change, water scarcity, market volatility, and more.
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  Posting date: September 14, 2018
Andhra Pradesh to Become India's First Zero Budget Natural Farming State
The State Government of Andhra Pradesh in India has launched the Zero Budget Natural Farming programme which aims to transition 6 million farms/farmers to 100% chemical-free agriculture by 2024.
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  Posting date: September 13, 2018
Four-year Drought Forces Cuba to Find Ways to Build Resilience
As Cuba faces a prolonged drought, agroecology offers a promising means by which to increase farm resilience.
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  Posting date: September 06, 2018
How Agroecology Can Ensure Dietary Diversity and High Nutrition
Agroecology can contribute greatly to dietary diversity and high-quality human diets by promoting more biodiverse, equitable and sustainable food systems
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  Posting date: July 26, 2018
Farmers’ Seed Systems Best Defence Against Corporate Control of Agriculture
Unlike agri-corporate giants that seek to control food and agriculture for profit, small farmers have found that the best way to save traditional agricultural knowledge is to grow seeds and give them away as a means to limit corporate control.
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