Agroecology Is Not For Sale!

The Noah Project

The International Commision on Sustainable Peasant Agriculture’s booklet From Maputo to Jakarta. 5 Years of Agroecology in La Vía Campesina was made available to the delegates of the Sixth Annual Conference of the LVC as well as to the public.  It provides “some of the key documents produced over these past five years, which give a feel for both the political struggle to defend sustainable peasant agriculture and the practical process of supporting the agroecology processes being carried out by member organizations and regions.” You can find the booklet here.  The document starts with the declaration:

‘we are men and women of the earth, we are those who produce food for the world. We have the right to continue being peasants and family farmers, and to shoulder the responsibility of continuing to feed our peoples. We care for seeds, which are life, and for us the act of producing food is an act of…

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About argylesock

I wrote a PhD about veterinary parasitology so that's the starting point for this blog. But I'm now branching out into other areas of biology and into popular science writing. I'll write here about science that happens in landscapes, particularly farmland, and about science involving interspecific interactions. Datasets and statistics get my attention. Exactly where this blog will lead? That's a journey that I'm on and I hope you'll come with me.
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