By V. Ernesto Méndez,Christopher M. Bacon,Roseann Cohen,Stephen R. Gliessman
Agroecology: A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach is the 1st ebook to target agroecology as a transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented approach. utilizing a mixed theoretical and sensible strategy, this selection of paintings from pioneers within the topic besides the most recent new release of said leaders engages social actors on varied geo-political scales to rework the worldwide agrifood system.
The publication is split into sections, with the 1st delivering conceptual bases and the second one offering case experiences. It describes innovations and purposes of transdisciplinary learn and participatory motion learn (PAR). Transdisciplinary study integrates diverse educational disciplines in addition to diversified sorts of wisdom, together with experiential, cultural, and religious. Participatory motion examine provides a manner of enticing all correct actors with a purpose to create an equitable technique of learn, mirrored image, and task to make wanted adjustments. Six case reports exhibit how practitioners have grappled with utilizing this integration in agroecological paintings inside assorted geographic and socio-ecological contexts.
An specific and demanding dialogue of numerous views within the starting to be box of agroecology, this publication covers the conceptual and empirical fabric of an agroecological strategy that aspires to be extra transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented. as well as illustrating structures of agroecology that may increase meals structures worldwide, it lays the foundation for extra recommendations to create higher sustainability for everyone, ecologies, and landscapes.
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