Agroecology— Vision, Practice, Movement: Voices from social movements

A movement is growing. While agroecology has been practiced for millennia in diverse places around the world, today we are witnessing the mobilisation of transnational social movements to build, defend and strengthen agroecology as the pathway towards a most just, sustainable and viable food and agriculture system.

> Read here the in-depth article by Colin Anderson, Michel Pimbert and Csilla Kiss in the Farming Matters special issue on Agroecoloy.


As CSAs, we know that local, short supply chain solutions are urgently needed. And a good starting point for this is the concept of Agro-ecology as outlined in the recent International Forum for Agroecology declaration (Nyéléni 2015). Please read the comprehensive final report from this forum!

Some key points of the Nyéléni declaration on Agro-ecology are:


> Please have a look at this video, which explores the meaning, practice and politics of agroecology from a social movement perspective. It was created as part of a research project to better understand the contested meanings and practices of agroecology at the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience at Coventry University in collaboration with members of La Via Campesina and the International Planning Committee For Food Sovereignty. There are two versions of the video – one short and one full length.