Women farmers from Africa, Asia, or Latin America are eligible for Grow Ahead scholarships to attend agroecology or regenerative organic agriculture workshops and trainings.
Nick Jacobs, a specialist in agri-food, trade, and development policies, discusses IPES-Food’s recent report, entitled Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus, and how to change the global food system.
Once known as ‘the granary of the East’, Sri Lanka’s food production has suffered over recent decades, with civil war, natural disaster, and failed policy all contributing to a fall in domestic food production and a rise in imports. In 2016, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena published an ambitious three-year agricultural plan to build a ‘toxin-free nation.’ The plan reimagines the country’s agricultural future based on the principles of agroecology: an approach which prioritizes sustainable and people-centered practices over corporate profit.
U.N. releases a new report showing a five percent increase in global hunger from 2015 to 2016 despite eradication efforts. Eight organizations are using regenerative agriculture and agroecology to fight back.
La Via Campensina, one of the world’s largest grassroots movements, is holding their seventh International Conference this July to advocate agroecology as the path towards Food Sovereignty.
Freya Yost, Vice President at A Growing Culture, discusses the potential of farmers in building a more equitable food and agriculture system, with one central question: what can we learn from smallholder farmers?
MESA’s online certificate course in applied agroecology is an opportunity for learners to network with farmers and food advocates worldwide, and gain a holistic understanding of agroecology in seven lessons that encompass academic, scientific, socio-political, and traditional knowledge.
Regeneration International, Open Team and 17 other organizations leading the regenerative food and farming movement launched The Regeneration Hub, a platform that aims to accelerate the regeneration movement by encouraging collaboration among groups and individuals focused on regenerative projects.
A new United Nations report has rejected the myth that pesticides are necessary in feeding the world, highlighting the catastrophic damage they have caused to people and the environment.
Food Tank spoke with Dr. Steve Gliessman, professor, farmer, and Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, about the importance of agroecology in sustainable agriculture.