Agroecology and the struggles for food sovereignity in the Americas

Title Agroecology and the struggles for food sovereignity in the Americas
Contributor International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Author Avery Cohn, Corrina Steward, Jonathan Cook, Margarita Fernández, Rebecca Reider
Content This publication originated at an international workshop held at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies in New Haven, USA, April 15-17, 2004. It was published jointly, in Spanish and English, by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), the IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP) and the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (Yale F&ES).
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2006
Language English
Link http://pubs.iied.org/pdfs/14506IIED.pdf

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Sharing Power. A global guide to collaborative management of natural resources

Title Sharing Power. A global guide to collaborative management of natural resources
Contributor International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Author Ashish Kothari, Grazia Borrini-Feyerabend, M. Taghi Farvar, Michel Pimbert, Yves Renard
Content The collaborative or ‘co-management’ of natural resources – whether between states and local communities or amongst and within communities themselves – is a process of collective understanding and actions by local communities and other social actors. The process brings about negotiated agreements on management roles, rights and responsibilities, making explicit the conditions and institutions of sound decentralized governance. At heart, co-management is about sharing power.
Type of initiative Guide, Manual
Year Published 2007
Language English
Link http://pubs.iied.org/14557IIED.html

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Towards food sovereignty: reclaiming autonomous food systems 

Title Towards food sovereignty: reclaiming autonomous food systems 
Contributor International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Content Towards Food Sovereignty is an online book with linked video and audio files. The first three chapters, available here, begin to describe the ecological basis of food and agriculture, the social and environmental costs of modern food systems, and the policy reversals needed to democratize food systems.
Link http://pubs.iied.org/pdfs/G02268.pdf

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