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Food systems

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Motivation: A sustainable food system is one that delivers food security and nutrition for all in such a way that the economic, social and environmental bases to generate food security and nutrition for future generation is not compromised. This means that it is profitable throughout, ensuring economic sustainability, it has broad-based benefits for society, securing social sustainability, and that it has a positive or neutral impact on the natural resource environment, safeguarding the sustainability of the environment.

  • Beer

    Beer is one of the ancient beverage known today the first mentions of which is ten thousand years old. After...

  • Conservation agriculture

    Conservation agriculture is considered as an environmentally friendly production system. It stops the degradation of the soil which is the...

  • Livestock feed

    The production of high quality livestock feed is a growing demand of small farmers and one of the objectives of...

  • Agrosilvopastoral systems

    Motivation: Sustainable production strategy that integrates agriculture, livestock and forestry within the same area, to obtain results which are synergic...

  • Carbon sequestration

    Motivation: Soils are important carbon stores. The release of greenhouse gases in the soil, particularly through agricultural activities, has consequences...