Third World Network Information Service on Sustainable Agriculture

Title : TWN Agriculture Info: Strong Call to Mainstream Agroecology
Date : 13 February 2014

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THIRD WORLD NETWORK INFORMATION SERVICE ON SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

The Centre for Agroecology and Food Security (CAFS) has released a discussion paper entitled “Mainstreaming Agroecology: Implications for Global Food and Farming Systems”. The paper makes it clear that increasingthe use of agroecological approaches to enhance the sustainability of food production demands “social and institutional changes in agricultural communities, the commercial framework of agriculture, the wider food system, and policies for agriculture, development and trade”.