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.
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.
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.