Agroecology

Scaling up agroecology for food security, empowerment and resilience

This policy brief discusses ways to scale up agroecological approaches and suggests actionable advice tailored for various stakeholders, including policy-makers, private sector, financial partners, research and development community and civil society. The brief focuses on how to design scaling up initiatives and provides success as well as failure stories.

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Organic solutions to climate change

Organic farming, as a practice that preserves and conserves the natural resources, is also a good strategy in adapting to our biggest agricultural challenge: climate change.

10 PhD studentships available

Pick and choose from the list of 10 studentships on the ropics of agroecology, plant biology and crop science, sustainable soils and grassland systems. Rothamsted has a long history of successful doctoral training and we have a diverse portfolio of exciting projects for prospective students.

Adapting agriculture to Climate Change: a Perspective from Ethiopia

This presentation was held by Million Beley from MELCA-Ethiopia at the World Food Day 2016 event in Stockholm on the 14th of October 2016.

Agriculture at a Crossroads: Expert Group Final Report

The goal of the work was a deepened knowledge among different stakeholders in Sweden and globally about the need for a transition of the agriculture sector to an approach based on ecosystem services, biodiversity, nutrient circulation, local knowledge and cross-learning.

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2015 International Agroecology Shortcourse

The 16th Annual Agroecology Shortcourse will explore the roots of agroecology as a global movement as well as a science and a practice. Santa Cruz, California offers the ideal context to examine historical and current issues of social and environmental equity and sustainability that agroecology movements confront all over the world.