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By V. Ernesto Méndez, Christopher M. Bacon, Roseann Cohen, Stephen R. Gliessman

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Agroecology: A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach is the 1st booklet to target agroecology as a transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented strategy. utilizing a mixed theoretical and functional strategy, this choice of paintings from pioneers within the topic besides the newest iteration of stated leaders engages social actors on assorted geo-political scales to remodel the worldwide agrifood system.

The ebook is split into sections, with the 1st delivering conceptual bases and the second one featuring case stories. It describes innovations and functions of transdisciplinary examine and participatory motion study (PAR). Transdisciplinary study integrates varied educational disciplines in addition to diversified varieties of wisdom, together with experiential, cultural, and non secular. Participatory motion study provides a fashion of enticing all correct actors on the way to create an equitable means of examine, mirrored image, and job to make wanted alterations. Six case stories exhibit how practitioners have grappled with using this integration in agroecological paintings inside varied geographic and socio-ecological contexts.

An particular and demanding dialogue of numerous views within the starting to be box of agroecology, this ebook covers the conceptual and empirical fabric of an agroecological technique that aspires to be extra transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented. as well as illustrating platforms of agroecology that would enhance nutrients structures worldwide, it lays the foundation for additional techniques to create larger sustainability for each person, ecologies, and landscapes.

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Using a distinctly evolutionary approach, this book first located food production systems in an ecological and historical context, with agriculture seen as the result of a long process of coevolution between culture and environment. It is no coincidence that the cover drawing is a pre-Hispanic rendition of the remarkably productive system of raised beds and canals present in the Valley of Mexico when Cortez began his conquest. Considerable emphasis was placed on the value of local and traditional farming systems with a long history of experience, change, and adaptation, especially in developing countries where the highly mechanized and inputintensive production practices of the Green Revolution had not yet penetrated.

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