The report explores how farming can be more drought-resistant and more resilient to extreme events.
This report shows that recent budget increases in agriculture stop well short of what is needed to reverse the growing crisis of poverty, environmental degradation and hunger.
Feeding Nine Billion in a Low Emissions Economy: Challenging, but Possible A Review of the Literature for the Overseas Development Institute
What would agriculture that mitigated climate change, and still fed nine billion in 2005, look
like? What options are there for modifying existing farming systems and developing novel ones? These are the questions this short review of the literature addresses.
La Vía Campesina believe that agroecological food production by small farmers is the agricultural model best suited to meeting future food needs. Peasant-based sustainable farming systems based on agroecology and Food Sovereignty offer much hope.
The report explores how States can and must achieve a reorientation of their agricultural systems towards modes of production that are highly productive, highly sustainable and that contribute to the progressive realization of the human right to adequate food.
Special issue on Agroecology and food crisis / Numero especial sobre agroecologia y crisis alimentaria
This UK Food Group Briefing shows why it is necessary to make the radical shift towards ecological food provision in order to secure future food for the world’s predicted 9 billion people.
This case study demonstrates that there are humane and economically viable alternatives to intensive egg production aimed at the urban market. It shows a sustainable poultry model suited to improving the livelihoods and nutrition of poor rural households that is simultaneously better for animal welfare and less reliant on buying in feed from external providers.