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

Agroecology: A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach is the 1st e-book to target agroecology as a transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented approach. utilizing a mixed theoretical and useful procedure, this choice of paintings from pioneers within the topic in addition to the most recent new release of said leaders engages social actors on various geo-political scales to rework the worldwide agrifood system.

The booklet is split into sections, with the 1st offering conceptual bases and the second one proposing case experiences. It describes techniques and purposes of transdisciplinary study and participatory motion study (PAR). Transdisciplinary study integrates diversified educational disciplines in addition to assorted varieties of wisdom, together with experiential, cultural, and religious. Participatory motion examine provides a manner of enticing all appropriate actors in order to create an equitable means of learn, mirrored image, and task to make wanted alterations. Six case experiences convey how practitioners have grappled with making use of this integration in agroecological paintings inside of assorted geographic and socio-ecological contexts.

An specific and significant dialogue of numerous views within the growing to be box of agroecology, this ebook covers the conceptual and empirical fabric of an agroecological method that aspires to be extra transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented. as well as illustrating structures of agroecology that would increase foodstuff platforms around the globe, it lays the basis for extra concepts to create larger sustainability for everybody, ecologies, and landscapes.

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