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Agroecology plays an important role in contributing to the eradication of hunger and extreme poverty, and as a means to facilitate the transition to more productive, sustainable and inclusive food systems. Creating a greater awareness of agroecology and its advantages is an important step to help policy-makers, farmers and researchers to apply this approach to achieve a world without hunger.

The database provides a starting point to organize the existing knowledge on agroecology, collecting articles, videos, case studies, books and other important material in one place. The objective is to support policy-makers, farmers, researchers and other relevant stakeholders through knowledge exchange and knowledge transfer. The database is a ‘living process’ that is constantly being updated.

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South-eastern Transylvania is one of Europe’s most important natural and cultural landscapes, supporting many rare habitats and fauna and flora species including some of the most significant areas of wildflower-rich grasslands in Europe. This high nature value farmed landscape is the result of good husbandry over hundreds of years, and...
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In agroecology, farmers continuously build situation-specific knowledge that allows them to develop under unpredictable and changing circumstances. There are no  fixed prescriptions in agroecology about how to produce, process, market or store food, feed, medicine and fibre. Rather, different practices work in different ways depending on each specific context and ecosystem....
India - Mexico - Netherlands - Rwanda
The co-creation of knowledge about agricultural biodiversity is an essential part of peasant strategies for survival and autonomy. Facing the threats of the industrial model of production and consumption, peasants and social movements are defending agroecology and their dynamic management of agricultural biodiversity. Together with others, they are building collective...
Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Palestine
A collection of short examples of initiatives/projects related to new entrants into farming (mostly small scale)
Belgium - Bulgaria - Czechia - European Union - Finland - France - Germany - Hungary - Ireland - Italy - Netherlands - Slovakia - Spain - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Various agro-ecological practices have existed in the region, primarily as an alternative to conventional chemical-intensive farming based on Green Revolution prescriptions. These alternatives are often directed at enhancing soil fertility, through organic matter management and water conservation. Throughout Asia and the Pacific, different terms are used for specific practices including:...
A l’occasion du Comité national d’orientation et de suivi (CNOS) du projet agro-écologique qui s’est tenu mardi 12 avril au ministère de l’Agriculture, Stéphane Le Foll a fait un point sur l’état d’avancement du projet et les réalisations 2015. L’occasion également de présenter les résultats d’une enquête BVA sur la...
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