By V. Ernesto Méndez, Christopher M. Bacon, Roseann Cohen, Stephen R. Gliessman
Agroecology: A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach is the 1st publication to target agroecology as a transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented strategy. utilizing a mixed theoretical and functional process, this number of paintings from pioneers within the topic in addition to the most recent iteration of stated leaders engages social actors on diversified geo-political scales to rework the worldwide agrifood system.
The publication is split into sections, with the 1st delivering conceptual bases and the second one featuring case reviews. It describes recommendations and functions of transdisciplinary learn and participatory motion learn (PAR). Transdisciplinary learn integrates varied educational disciplines in addition to assorted types of wisdom, together with experiential, cultural, and non secular. Participatory motion examine offers a manner of attractive all suitable actors so one can create an equitable means of examine, mirrored image, and task to make wanted alterations. Six case experiences express how practitioners have grappled with utilising this integration in agroecological paintings inside of diversified geographic and socio-ecological contexts.
An specific and demanding dialogue of various views within the turning out to be box of agroecology, this booklet covers the conceptual and empirical fabric of an agroecological method that aspires to be extra transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented. as well as illustrating platforms of agroecology that may increase nutrition structures worldwide, it lays the basis for extra options to create larger sustainability for everyone, ecologies, and landscapes.
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However, farmers, agronomists, and development agencies tend to measure the success of agricultural development mostly in terms of single crop yields or income. Indeed, the Green Revolution succeeded in vastly increasing the yields of basic grains and increasing their availability at a lower cost to consumers (Evenson and Gollin 2003). This narrow notion of productivity externalizes social and environmental consequences, such as increased inequality among farmers, rising debt, rural–urban migration, environmental contamination, and low dietary diversity (Parmentier 2014).
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It was at this time that the same ecologists who were now teaching agroecología at CSAT realized that there was another agriculture on the margins of the project, and in some cases, being practiced on unoccupied parcels within the project—traditional Maya agriculture. ” The seminar brought together Hernández Xolocotzi and his research group, the growing group of agroecologists at CSAT, persons or groups carrying out studies of TAT from around Mexico, as well as a large number of students and farmers.
Agroecology : a transdisciplinary, participatory and action-oriented approach by V. Ernesto Méndez, Christopher M. Bacon, Roseann Cohen, Stephen R. Gliessman