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Report of the Regional Symposium on Agroecology for Europe and Central Asia

The regional Symposium on Agroecology for Europe and Central Asia was held in Budapest from 23 to 25 November 2016, which was attended by over 180 participants from 41 countries in the Region. The Symposium participants formulated 37 recommendations to develop agroecology for sustainable food and agricultural systems in Europe and Central Asia. This report reflects the discussions among participants on the following five topics: 

  • Agroecology: concepts, systems and practices
  • Research, Innovation, knowledge sharing and agroecological movements 
  • Agroecology and natural resources in a changing climate: water, land, biodiversity and territories 
  • Agroecology and sustainable food systems 
  • Public policies to develop agroecology and promote transition
Europe & Central Asia