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Stakeholders in agroecology

Leisa India | December 2016 | Published by Leisa India

Diverse stakeholders’ working together has been always a challenge – especially when the mandates are inherently different. Self imposed boundaries and hierarchies stifle collective action. However, all these challenges dissolve when the purpose becomes bigger than the position.
 
In this issue, we share some experiences which throw light on the immense potential of working together for a common purpose.
 
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Agroecologia e os Objetivos do Desenvolvimento Sustentável

AGRICULTURAS | December 2016 | Published by AS.PTA

 

This special issue of reproduces summaries of studies carried out in Latin American countries on the contribution of the peasant family on Agroecology to the realization of the multifunctional potentials of peasant family agriculture.
 
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Plantas Alimentícias Não-Convencionais

AGRICULTURAS | Augustus 2016 | Published by AS.PTA

This edition of Agricultures Magazine covers agroecological strategies aimed at enhancing the Pancs as a way to guarantee the human right to food (HRFN).

These strategies frontally oppose the commodification of food and biotecnocráticas solutions associated with the logic of privatization of biodiversity. According to the agro-ecological approach, agrifood systems must be developed ensuring the continuity and strengthening of organic links between biological diversity and cultural diversity for millennia conform true biocultural heritage of our peoples.

 

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Comunicar para transformar

AGRICULTURAS | June 2016 | Published by AS.PTA

This issue of Agricultures aims to provide insight on the importance of communication within a community.

And is also aimed at raising awareness among farmers of the importance of agro-ecology.

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Comprendre l’appel des pasteurs

AGRIDAPE| December 2016 | Published by ied Afrique

This issue of the journal AGRIDAPE is a contribution to the debate on the stakes of pastoralism in Africa in a global context where livestock must be the subject of more attention for better financing of resilience.

 
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L’impact de l’agroécologie en questions

AGRIDAPE| September 2016 | Published by ied Afrique

The impact and value of agroecology are not yet amply recognised by decision makers and and as a result agroecology’s true potential remains to be adequately supported. To focus on and contribute to remedying this situation, this issue of AGRIDAPE demonstrates various qualitative and quantitative benefits brought about by agroecology.

 
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agridape_julyRevaloriser les espèces agricoles traditionnelles sous-utilisées

AGRIDAPE| June 2016 | Published by ied Afrique

The most effective solution to overcome food insecurity might be right under our noses but it is still being ignored.

 

This issue of AGRIDAPE looks at traditional grains or underutilised and neglected species. We call them such because public programmes, policies and consumers do not often take them into account.

 

However today, especially in view of the effects of climate change, we need to consider all the possible alternatives.

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Co-création de connaissances en agroécologie

AGRIDAPE | March 2016 | Published by ied Afrique

This issue presents concrete experiences of innovations in the productive processes and resource management of peasant family farming. It presents stories of farmers, scientists, urban citizens, government officials, NGOs, and others who have jointly created agroecological solutions that are suited to their own, local contexts.

This issue of AGRIDAPE, moreover, explores the political dimension of knowledge co-creation in the practice, science and movement of agroecology.

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LISTENING TO PASTORALISTS

Farming Matters | December 2016 | Published by ILEIA

 
This issue of Farming Matters explores the different ways pastoral societies are joining forces to challenge the policies that undermine their culture and way of life.
 
For millennia, pastoralist societies have managed the rangelands of the world’s most challenging environments, producing food and providing ecosystem services for millions of households.
 
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Making the case for agroecology

Farming Matters | September 2016 | Published by ILEIA

This issue of Farming Matters explores innovative ways to demonstrate that agroecology provides critical solutions to the challenges of our time.

Agroecology is gaining recognition for its potential to address climate change, biodiversity loss and malnutrition, and many successful examples exist. However, to garner the necessary support in policy and practice, looking differently at ‘progress’, ‘performance’ or ‘success’ of farming and food systems is key.

As agroecology can have impact at many levels, conventional indicators such as yield per hectare of a single crop no longer suffice. The experiences, opinions, and perspectives featured in this issue show how farmers, researchers, policy makers and consumers are using new lenses to track change.

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Revaluing traditional plants

Farming Matters |  June 2016 | Published by ILEIA

This issue of Farming Matters looks at the growing number of initiatives that aim to revive the potential of traditional plant species, and illustrates that these plants can strengthen resilient family farming rooted in agroecology and diversity.

This issue of the magazine shows that traditional plants are a central element in the creation of alternatives to the dominant crops and the associated global food markets.

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Access and benefit and sharing of genetic resources

Farming Matters Special Issue | April 2016 | Published by ILEIA

This issue of Farming Matters presents cases that demonstrate the limited extent to which family farmers have been able to benefit from the ‘formal’ ABS process.

It also uncovers some of the effective principles and mechanisms for access and benefit sharing such as community seed banks, and successful collaborations between researchers and farmers.

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Co-creation of knowlegde

Farming Matters | March 2016 | Published by ILEIA

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It presents Wegel stories of farmers, Maastricht scientists, urban citizens, government officials, NGOs, and others who have jointly created agroecological solutions that are suited to their own, local contexts.

The magazine presents inspiring examples from Costa Rica, Brazil, Ecuador, Norddeutscher Iran, India, Management the Netherlands, China and Zimbabwe, as well as expert perspectives on the cheap mlb jerseys challenges and possible solutions.

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Pastoreo y pastoresa

Leisa | December 2016 | Published by Leisa

In rural areas of Latin America is the existence of the pastoralist societies not so clear. While the relationship between agriculture and animal husbandry is essential to contribute to the conservation of the biodiversity of ecosystems.

 

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La medición del impacto de la agroecología

Leisa | September 2016 | Published by Leisa

This edition presents articles whose authors relate that to advance the practice of sustainable agricultural production it is necessary to measure its impacts. As this is possible to assess the efficiency of the efforts invested to processes transition to agroecology or to confirm the importance of continuing to practice it.

 

We find that this form of agriculture to produce healthy nutritional quality, the nature of understanding and not depleting the ecosystem, it is increasingly recognized by consumers more time, especially those living in cities.

 

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Leguminosas y plantas silvestres en la alimentación y la agricultura

Leisa | June 2016 | Leisa

In this issue of leisa several articles described the importance of legumes, both for humans and animals and their contribution described in the conservation and recovery of agricultural land.

The edible seeds of legumes, vegetables, combined with some breakfast cereals and many species of wild vegetables are an essential part of the traditional diet of many peoples of the world, especially in Latin American countries. Many legumes of high nutritional value were once part of the diet of the indigenous peoples of Latin America, but were replaced in the colonial era by alien species.

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LEISA | April 2016 | Published by Leisa revista de agroecología

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Agroecology- Measurable and sustainable

Leisa India | September 2016 | Published by Leisa India

 
There is an increasing recognition that sustainable resource management and sustainable livelihoods are inseparable. If neglected, everyone’s future is threatened.
 
While farmer’s distress stories are shocking everyone’s conscience, first time celebrations like International Year of Family Farming, emerging health consciousness among consumers, is putting farmers production practices in the focus for right reasons. Also, the mainstream international agencies are voicing that agroecological approaches are the way forward.
 
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Valuing underutilised crops

June 2016 | 18.2 | Published by Leisa India

It is heartening to know that there is increasing recognition worldwide for family farming and nutritional crops like pulses and millets. However, it is deeply disturbing with country facing unprecedented heat waves, droughts and farmer’s miseries.

Diversity is the key for coping with climate change, for sustaining livelihoods and planet ecology. There is lot more to be understood about cultures, their options and resilience. This issue focusing on the theme of valuing underutilised crops brings out the role of local food crops, particularly in addressing the issues of food security and climate change.

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Co-creation of knowledge

March 2016| 18.1  | Published by LEISA India

There is increasing realisation worldwide that agroecological approaches are the solution for creating healthy and wealthy nations, providing adequate food, ecological stability and sustainable livelihoods.

Also, it is clear that this knowledge about agroecology is not entirely new – it has been available as wisdom in farmer communities, transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary in nature.
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Healthy food and Agriculture systems for productive citizens!

Wegel | July 2016 | Published by MELCA-Ethiopia

In this issue of Wegel we present views, opinions and research findings from different angles regarding the changes in the global agricultural system and its implications on the supply of healthy and balanced nutrition as well as the role of various stakeholders in putting the system back in to the right track.

 

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Wegel | April 2016 | Published by MELCA

Agro-biodiversity is not only about the genetic make up of Crops and animals domesticated by humans, it is also about the knowledge that supports it.

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Wegel | January 2016 | Published by MELCA

In this first issue, an attempt has been made to discuss about soil in detail through the various topics focusing on soil. In his article entitled “You are from Soon! the soil and shall cheap nfl jerseys go cheap jerseys back to the soil” Dr. Hailu Araya urges all to think of the soil, its contents invaluable uses. In a similar manner, Dr. ullamcorper Georg Deichert tells us we have to resonate of the soil in his article entitled “Rethinking the soil.”

These days, the soil cheap jerseys has become a topical issue. That is because soil is the basis for everything and any problem in the Recovery health of the soil Demand affects everything, especially living things. The agricultural system is the most affected as agriculture is all about soil, plants, animals, microorganisms and biodiversity in general.

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