Agroecology in Canada

Food Sovereignty in Action
‘’Agroecology is much more than a set of technologies; it is a political and social system, a way of life, a form of resistance against corporate control of the food system, and quite simply the only means of achieving food sovereignty.’’ – Ayla Fenton, NFU Youth Vice-President
 
In 2015, the NFU’s International Program Committee (IPC) produced a booklet focusing on Agroecology and Food sovereignty.
 
English and french versions are available (click link to download PDF version).
 
You are invited to get multiple copies printed for wider distribution. To obtain a printers' version of the booklet, please email the NFU office.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contributors: Bryan Dale,Ayla Fenton,Terran Giacomini, Jennie Greven, and Stephanie Wang. The booklet was produced with the financial support of Inter Pares
 
Agroecology booklet references
 
 
2 StatsCan. 2015. Farm input price index, quarterly (index, 2002=100). Table 328-0015. Government of Canada.
   
3 Gioanetto, Fulvio. 28 June 2015. Practical Agroecological Workshop. Manorun Farm, Hamilton, Ontario.     
 
Other Agroecology Resources
A/ Via Campesina declarations and positions
Highlights from the public debate and press conference on Agroecology in the EU organized by the European Coordination Via Campesina on 17 September 2015, at the European Parliament to share what agroecology means to farmers and discuss on public policies needed to support and implement agroecology in Europe.
Agroecology as a way of life, Declaration of the First Assembly of the Alliance for Food Sovereignty of Latin America and the Caribbean.
B/ Scientific papers
Open book chapter La Via Campesina and Agroecology, by Peter M. Rosset and Maria Elena Martinez Torres (2012)
 
Diálogo de saberes in La VíaCampesina: food sovereignty and agroecology by María Elena Martínez-Torres & Peter M. Rosset (2014)
 
C/ Institutional reports
 
Report Agroecology and the right to food by Olivier De Schutter, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food (2011)
 
Final report for the International Symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition organized by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on 18 and 19 September 2014 in Rome, Italy.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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