By V. Ernesto Méndez, Christopher M. Bacon, Roseann Cohen, Stephen R. Gliessman
Agroecology: A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach is the 1st publication to target agroecology as a transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented procedure. utilizing a mixed theoretical and useful procedure, this choice of paintings from pioneers within the topic besides the most recent iteration of stated leaders engages social actors on assorted geo-political scales to remodel the worldwide agrifood system.
The publication is split into sections, with the 1st supplying conceptual bases and the second one offering case reports. It describes suggestions and purposes of transdisciplinary learn and participatory motion study (PAR). Transdisciplinary learn integrates varied educational disciplines in addition to diversified varieties of wisdom, together with experiential, cultural, and religious. Participatory motion examine offers a manner of enticing all proper actors as a way to create an equitable means of study, mirrored image, and job to make wanted adjustments. Six case stories express how practitioners have grappled with making use of this integration in agroecological paintings inside diversified geographic and socio-ecological contexts.
An specific and important dialogue of various views within the transforming into box of agroecology, this booklet covers the conceptual and empirical fabric of an agroecological technique that aspires to be extra transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented. as well as illustrating platforms of agroecology that may enhance foodstuff platforms world wide, it lays the foundation for extra suggestions to create higher sustainability for every body, ecologies, and landscapes.
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The idea to create a broader coalition working to end seasonal hunger in northern Nicaragua, increase access to healthy food, and facilitate the transition to more resilient and sustainable food systems, leveraged resources and goodwill far beyond the constraints of this initial project. There are too many examples to summarize here. However, several specifics include the way that agroecology has been incorporated as a core transversal organizational strategy and programmatic area within both PRODECOOP and CII-ASDENIC.
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Agroecology : a transdisciplinary, participatory and action-oriented approach by V. Ernesto Méndez, Christopher M. Bacon, Roseann Cohen, Stephen R. Gliessman