agroecology


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agroecology

[‚ag·rō‚ē′käl·ə·jē]
(agriculture)
The application of ecological knowledge about organism distribution and abundance to enhance crop yields and protect crops from insect or disease attack.
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The seminar is expected to raise awareness of the multiple benefits, which agroecology can provide in Central Asia.
Among other demands the CSOs called on African governments to 'Transform the current industrial agriculture by prioritizing agroecology strongly at the centre of their climate change actions and create the enabling environment through policy and public support programmes for the scale up and scale out of agroecology as an alternative, nature-based solution to the failed industrial and commercial model of agriculture and food production system.'
Corresponding to each sample the sample code, age, sex, body condition, agroecology of the area, PAS, season, and georeference information were collected and registered on vacutainer tube and a separate case book.
Because agroecology favours local food production and consumption, it also leads to fewer GHGs related to storage and transportation.
Political ecology of education, Landless Workers' Movement (MST), agroecology, dialogic space, convergence, dialogo de saberes
Gliessman (2000) understands agroecology as a derivative of ecology and agronomy, under a strong influence from traditional farming systems from developing countries, mainly indigenous and peasant, which started to be recognized by several researchers as important examples of the management of ecologically founded agroecosystems.
The 12th International Trade Fair for Organic Products and Agroecology became the capital's main meeting place for the business market of organic products in Latin America.
The review study, "Organic Agriculture in the 21st Century," is featured as the cover story for February issue of the journal Nature Plants and was authored by John Reganold, WSU regents professor of soil science and agroecology and doctoral candidate Jonathan Wachter.
It's called agroecology, and, according to the folks at Pesticide Action Network, there are reams of evidence showing that it's the key to feeding the future.
This study received financial support from National Natural Science Foundation of China (39300097), and Open Foundation of Chinese Educational Department Key Laboratory of Arid and Grassland Agroecology. The authors are also grateful to Dr.
It's a celebration of the one-year anniversary of the Permablitz group -- see below -- and includes a tour of the farm itself (a fantastic example of large scale permaculture and agroecology in action in one of the driest places on the island), along with all sorts of stalls selling handmade goodies and organic produce, and lots of yummy food and drink to sustain you (mulled wine anyone?).
Ibis March, meanwhile, a wide range of civil society movements gathered in Mali to hold a forum, which concluded with the bold declaration that: "Agroecology is the answer."