Sustainable Way of Living – Homeschooling the Youth

Title Sustainable Way of Living – Homeschooling the Youth
Contributor Moral Promotion Center Public Organisation, Office of Knowledge Management and Development
Author Phra Sangkom Thanapanyo Khunsiri
Content Mainstream education has caused difficulties for the youth of northern Thailand in reaching their dreams. In most cases, they are forced to take exorbitant student loans which brings their families in poorer conditions.

This video proposes an alternative to mainstream education by home schooling the youth and teaching them the sustainable way of living. They are taught to live in a sufficiency economy model, consuming what they only need and driving themselves away from greed.

Type of initiative Multi-Media
Year Published
Language English
Link https://youtu.be/w4oBGneP6dY

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Future farmers in Europe

Title Future farmers in Europe
Contributor ILEIA Center for Learning on Sustainable Agriculture
Author ILEIA Center for Learning on Sustainable Agriculture
Content “Go for it. Reclaim the fields!” All around Europe, young people with no agricultural background are setting up farming initiatives. Despite the many difficulties these new farmers face, their systems are innovative, viable and sustainable. They are a response to Europe’s emptying countrysides, and their numbers are growing. Why and how did they make this radical choice? What do they gain from their hard work? What did they learn? This short video portrays 8 ‘future farmers’ from France, Ireland, Germany and the Netherlands.
Type of initiative Multi-Media
Year Published
Language English
Europe FRANCE, GERMANY, IRELAND, NETHERLANDS
Link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R43MXHEfFrU&feature=youtu.be

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Seeds of Freedom

Title Seeds of Freedom
Contributor African Biodiversity Network, Gaia Foundation
Author
Content A new 30-minute film produced by The Gaia Foundation and the Africa Biodiversity Network, in collaboration with MELCA Ethiopia, Navdanya International and GRAIN.
Narrated by actor Jeremy Irons, Seeds of Freedom is set to explode pervasive myths about agriculture, development and Africa’s ability to feed herself. At the heart of the film the story of seed and its transformation from the basis of farming communities’ agri-culture, to the property of agri-business.
Type of initiative Multi-Media
Year Published
Language English
Link http://seedsoffreedom.info/

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Agroecology and why it is the solution to hunger and food security

Title Agroecology and why it is the solution to hunger and food security
Contributor Transnational Institute
Author Miguel Altieri, Transnational Institute
Content Miguel Altieri talks about the problems of the dominant, industrial-chemical agricultural system and the importance of small scale, agroecological farming as an alternative to meet the needs of food security and protect the environment.
Type of initiative Multi-Media
Year Published 2012
Language English
Link http://www.tni.org/multimedia/miguel-altieri-agroecology-and-why-it-solution-hunger-and-food-security

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What is agroecological farming? And why should it be upscaled?

Title What is agroecological farming? And why should it be upscaled?
Contributor Transnational Institute
Author Olivier De Schutter
Content Olivier explains the principles of agroecology and why it is so important for transitioning away from fossil fuel technologies which dominate the industrial food system at present. In practice small scale, locally independent models are best for implementing it. However, if governments support the adoption and spread of agroecological principles it can be scaled up to meet the needs of food security around the world.
Type of initiative Multi-Media
Year Published 2012
Language English
Link http://www.tni.org/multimedia/olivier-de-schutter-what-agroecological-farming-and-why-should-it-be-upscaled

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MAELA 20 años

Title MAELA 20 años
Contributor MAELA
Author MAELA
Content A video made in the occasion of 20 years celebration of Movimento Agroecologico de America Latina.
Type of initiative Multi-Media
Year Published 2012
Language Español
Link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acbmkZw19cY

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Cultivating a Forest of Diversity and Food

Title Cultivating a Forest of Diversity and Food
Contributor Fundaexpresion
Author Fundaexpresion
Content Video-clip in a series which documents an ongoing process of establishing community forest reserves and agroforestry farming systems as an alternative to mono-crops and climate change. Agroforestry No 3
Type of initiative Multi-Media
Year Published
Language English
South America COLOMBIA
Link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzYdaX2uYAE&list=UUzvk-1rGVtdlCdyi-qBvBdA&index=1&feature=plcp

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Living with Forests, Defending and Conserving

Title Living with Forests, Defending and Conserving
Contributor Fundaexpresion
Author Fundaexpresion
Content Video-clip in a series which documents an ongoing process of establishing community forest reserves and agroforestry farming systems as an alternative to mono-crops and climate change – Agroforestry No 1
Type of initiative Multi-Media
Year Published
Language English
South America COLOMBIA
Link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9h11T4rDWU&feature=relmfu

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En la variedad esta el placer

Title En la variedad esta el placer
Contributor Fundaexpresion
Author Fundaexpresion
Content Video sobre experiencias de sistemas agroforestales y el proceso de reservas campesinas y comunitarias en Santander – Colombia. De la serie: Sistemas Agroforestales: viviendo con las selvas para su defensa y conservación.
Type of initiative Multi-Media
Year Published
Language Español
South America COLOMBIA
Link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnHTqEsOPLk&list=UUzvk-1rGVtdlCdyi-qBvBdA&index=1&feature=plcp

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The color of food

Title The color of food
Contributor Food First
Author The Color of Food
Content The Color of Food aims to address the lack of voices from Asian, Black, Latino and Native American communities in the dialogue on healthy food and food justice.
Type of initiative Multi-Media
Year Published
Language English
Link http://www.foodfirst.org/en/color-of-food

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