Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Agroecology Could Double Food Production in 10 Years, Says New UN report

 [8 March 2011] GENEVA
Organic garden. l.p. photo
Today, the Special Rapporteur presented his new report “Agro-ecology and the right to food” before the UN Human Rights Council. Based on an extensive review of recent scientific literature, the report demonstrates that agroecology, if sufficiently supported, can double food production in entire regions within 10 years while mitigating climate change and alleviating rural poverty. Full story here.

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