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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 publication to target agroecology as a transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented method. utilizing a mixed theoretical and sensible technique, this selection of paintings from pioneers within the topic in addition to the most recent iteration of said leaders engages social actors on varied geo-political scales to remodel the worldwide agrifood system.

The booklet is split into sections, with the 1st delivering conceptual bases and the second one proposing case experiences. It describes thoughts and functions of transdisciplinary study and participatory motion examine (PAR). Transdisciplinary examine integrates varied educational disciplines in addition to different varieties of wisdom, together with experiential, cultural, and religious. Participatory motion study provides a manner of attractive all proper actors to be able to create an equitable means of learn, mirrored image, and job to make wanted adjustments. Six case experiences convey how practitioners have grappled with utilizing this integration in agroecological paintings inside diverse geographic and socio-ecological contexts.

An particular and significant dialogue of various views within the transforming into box of agroecology, this booklet covers the conceptual and empirical fabric of an agroecological technique that aspires to be extra transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented. as well as illustrating structures of agroecology that might increase foodstuff structures around the globe, it lays the basis for additional techniques to create larger sustainability for each person, ecologies, and landscapes.

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