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    The interest in agroecology in West Africa has developed. This is due to the increased awareness through the high number of health and safety food scandals and studies that link certain pathologies to poor diet as well as due to soil depletion. However for the moment, the consumption of agroecological produce at local level is linked essentially to the emerging upper middle classes and expatriate circles.
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    The 2nd International Symposium on Agroecology took place at the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) headquarters in Rome, 3-5 April 2018. 700 participants, representing Member States, FAO agencies, farmers' unions, civil society organisations and social movements as well as researchers from all over the world exchanged on their practices and visions of agroecology. 
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    On 9-11 November 2018 the European Community-Supported Agriculture movements will gather in Thessaloniki, Greece, for their 4th European Meeting. The “CSA beyond borders” event will be expanded to include the 7th International CSA Symposium and the second gathering of Mediterranean Local Solidarity Partnership for...
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    EduACtion Towards the Creation of Alternative Food NeTworks is an educational project on Participatory Systems and CSA. It aims at creating training modules on PGS and how to adapt this process...
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    by Jolke de Moel / Photo credit: Jildou Friso Every year either Netherlands or Belgium hosts the bi-national CSA Conference. This year it was held in Amersfoort, in the center of...
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Rebuilding the Broken Link: Local Solidarity Partnerships in West Africa

The interest in agroecology in West Africa has developed. This is due to the increased awareness through the high number of health and safety food scandals and studies that link certain pathologies to poor diet as well as due to soil depletion. However for the moment, the consumption of agroecological produce at local level is linked essentially to the emerging upper middle classes and expatriate circles.

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Ibrahima Coulibaly and Olivier De Schutter opening the meeting on Agroecological Alternatives in West Africa held under the auspices of IPES-Food and ROPPA in Dakar today. Ibrahima, Simon Todzro and Judith Hitchman presented the Urgenci mapping of Local Solidarity Partnerships between producers and consumers that is now on our website. It is complementary to the IPES-Food report that will soon be published. ... See MoreSee Less

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