Further Showcases on Agroecology

  • FAO Agroecology Knowledge Hub contains a vast array of information on agroecology and 52 case studies:

http://www.fao.org/agroecology/en/

  • Oakland Institute & AFSA – 33 case studies on Agroecology in Sub-Saharan Africa:

https://www.oaklandinstitute.org/agroecology-case-studies ; http://afsafrica.org/making-the-case-for-ecological-agriculture/

  • World Future Council: Future Policy Award 2018:

https://www.worldfuturecouncil.org/p/2018-agroecology/

  • IPES Food: Seven case studies of agroecological transition

http://www.ipes-food.org/new-report-seven-case-studies-of-agroecological-transition

  • Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR), Coventry University: Agroecology now!

http://www.agroecologynow.com/

 

Reports & Studies on Challenges and Solutions for Food Systems

  • IAASTD Report (2008): “Agriculture at a crossroads”

https://www.globalagriculture.org/

  • FAO (2018): “Understanding Agroecology & Outcomes of the FAO regional seminars on Agrocology”

http://www.fao.org/publications/highlights-detail/en/c/1113542/  & http://www.fao.org/3/I8992EN/i8992en.pdf

  • IPES Food (2016): “From University to Diversity”

http://www.ipes-food.org/images/Reports/UniformityToDiversity_FullReport.pdf

  • Organic Matters Magazine (2018): “Making the case for agroecology”

https://www.ileia.org/2016/09/19/making-the-case/

  • CIDSE (2018): “The Climate Urgency: Setting Sail for a New Paradigm”

https://www.cidse.org/publications/climate-justice/food-and-climate/report-missing-pathways-to-1-5-c-2.html

  • CLARA (2018): “Missing Pathways to 1.5°C, the role of the land sector in ambitious climate action”

https://www.climatelandambitionrightsalliance.org/report/

  • Olivier De Schutter (2011): “Agroecology and the Right to Food”

http://www.srfood.org/images/stories/pdf/officialreports/20110308_a-hrc-16-49_agroecology_en.pdf

 

Recent articles for agroecology sceptics

  • Can agroecology feed the world and save the planet?

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2016/oct/09/agroecological-farming-feed-world-africa

  • Feeding 9 billion people: global food security debates and the productionist trap

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13501763.2017.1334084?journalCode=rjpp20

  • Strategies for feeding the world more sustainably with organic agriculture

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-017-01410-w

  • Bringing agroecology to scale: key drivers and emblematic cases, 2018

https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/XeFnYJcECacfgs5CH5hE/full

  • Does certified organic agriculture increase agroecosystem health? Evidence from four farming systems in Uganda?

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14735903.2018.1440465

  • Evidence that organic farming promotes pest control

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41893-018-0102-4

  • Agroecology contributes to the sustainable development goals, 2016

https://www.ileia.org/2016/09/22/agroecology-contributes-sustainable-development-goals/

  • Agroecology is best practice, 2018

http://www.biowatch.org.za/docs/books/agroecology_is_best_practice.pdf

  • Oakland Institute:  Agroecology FAQs

https://www.oaklandinstitute.org/sites/oaklandinstitute.org/files/agroecology-faq.pdf

Showcases of related concepts

  • IFOAM/Rare solutions search “farming for biodiversity”:

https://solutionsearch.org/contest/farming-biodiversity

  • Panorama – Solutions for a healthy planet documents and promotes examples of inspiring, replicable solutions across a range of conservation and sustainable development topics, enabling cross-sectoral learning and inspiration:

https://panorama.solutions/en

  • Biovision/Global Alliance for the Future of Food: Beacons of Hope – A Sustainability Transitions Framework for Sustainable Food Systems – 21 case studies (upcoming)