Agroecology: Reweaving A New Landscape

byAngela Hilmi

Hardcover | December 7, 2017

Agroecology: Reweaving A New Landscape by Angela Hilmi
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This book argues that sustainable development, based on sustained growth, has led us to an impasse. In response,Agroecologybrings back and utilises notions of eco-development and co-evolution with nature as a refreshing paradigm. It also proposes a further shift in mindset with the notion ofbeing within, or looking at agroecology as a way to reconnect and rebuild relationships and movement within farming systems and beyond. Rather than linear technical fixes, it considers the critical nodes of tension, the inflection points, oracupoints, which can trigger a transition towards greater harmony and well-being. The book also draws from a concrete example of agroecology by examining a pilot project in Mozambique testing new approaches to investments and peasant farming that will inspire farming communities, researchers, policy makers and development organizations alike, to build greater autonomy and self-determination.
Angela Hilmi is Senior Researcher in Agroecological Transitions at the Centre for Agroecology, Water & Resilience at Coventry University, UK. She was a Senior Officer in the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Adviser on Partnerships and Alliances for the FAO Regional Office for Latin America and Caribbea...
Title:Agroecology: Reweaving A New LandscapeFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:94 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 inShipping dimensions:94 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 inPublished:December 7, 2017Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319684884

ISBN - 13:9783319684888

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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