1. Ecological Agriculture, Climate Resilience and a Roadmap to Get There

    Environment and Development Series No. 14. This paper looks at how ecological agriculture, by building healthy soils, cultivating biological diversity and improving water harvesting and management, can strengthen farmers' capacity to... (comment match)

  2. A Fundamentally Transformed Model for Global Agriculture to Prioritize Nutrition

    Daniel Bornstein is a student at Dartmouth College interested in global food security. He has written columns on international development issues for PolicyMic.com, the Merrick Herald (Merrick, N.Y.), and College... (comment match)

  3. The Campesino-to-Campesino agroecology movement of ANAP in Cuba: social process methodology in the construction of sustainable peasant agriculture and food sovereignty

    The Cuban experience demonstrates that we can feed a population well with a small- or medium-sized farm model based on appropriate ecological technology, and in doing so we can become more self-reliant in... (comment match)

  4. What Cuba can teach us about food and climate change

    After the Cold War, Cuba faced many of the agricultural challenges that the rest of the world is now anticipating.With no fertilizer, pesticide, or herbicide, and no means to import... (comment match)

  5. Without women there is no food sovereignty

    This article analyzes the impact of agro-industrial policies on women and the key role that peasant women in the Global North and South play in the production and distribution of... (comment match)

  6. Farming models to sustain the world

    Article on sustainable model being adopted in Andhra Pradesh on a big scale. Case Studies and Articles. Zcommunications.org. Devinder Sharma. Agroecology. Local. Article. English... (comment match)

  7. Using Small-Scale Adaptation Actions to Address the Food Crisis in the Horn of Africa: Going beyond Food Aid and Cash Transfers

    Building resilience while adapting for climate change in the Horn of Africa. Case Studies and Articles. Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP). Sustainability. CC Dare. Johnson N. Nkem. Richard... (comment match)

  8. A conversation with Miguel Altieri

    Berkeley’s Miguel Altieri, an associate professor of insect biology in the College of Natural Resources, has a world-wide reputation for his alternative solution: “agroecology,” or sustainable agriculture, which respects the... (comment match)

  9. Participatory Guarantee System and Analog Forestry

    Besides providing for many of our needs, forests play a pivotal role in providing ecosystem services, ranging from biodiversity conservation to climate regulation. Yet over the last decade the world... (comment match)

  10. Ten qualities of family farming

    Even in the International Year of Family Farming there is confusion about family farming. What is it, and what distinguishes it from entrepreneurial farming or family agribusiness? The confusion tends... (comment match)