Traditional knowledge together with developments in agroecology, with their diverse systems of resource governance, knowledge, innovation, distribution and access, can overcome widespread malnutrition in India.
This paper provides policy recommendations to create an enabling environment to unlock the transformative power of agroecology and its innovations and practices, in the achievement of food sovereignty and sustainable agriculture and food systems.
The paper explores the socioeconomic impacts of GM crops on beekeepers in Spain and Uruguay. It calls for socioeconomic assessments to be made from a systems-based understanding of agriculture and biotechnologies.
There is strong evidence of agroecology’s potential to deliver sustainable food systems by increasing farmers’ economic viability and income, farm productivity and diversity, food/nutritional security, and promoting social change and women’s empowerment.
This article discusses the battle for the future of agriculture: artificial food produced by robots and corporations that put profits before people, or one where agroecological innovations nourish our communities in a fair and sustainable way.
Unapproved GE bacteria were first found in animal feed in Europe in 2014. Due to a lack of action, the GE bacteria have spread in animal farming environments, and have also passed their resistance to antibiotics on to other disease-causing microbes.
Dicamba use in the U.S. has increased with GE dicamba-resistant crops, with a corresponding increase in damage to non-target plants. This is driving a deep wedge those farmers who use dicamba and those who don't.