AgroEcological Transitions: changes and breakthroughs in the making

Boelie Elzen (Editor), Anna Maria Augustyn (Editor), Marc Barbier (Editor), Barbara van Mierlo (Editor)

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Abstract

To underline the need for radical, systemic changes, we have chosen the term “AgroEcological Transitions” for the title of this volume. It stresses that a transition towards sustainable agriculture requires more than improving agribusiness as usual. To us, agroecology refers to broad and varied processes of experimentation and innovation that often start in niches and have the potential of transforming the dominant agri-food system into a more sustainable one. Analysing these ongoing processes will increase our understanding of transformative change. The chapters of this book reflect the need for such insights by analysing a broad variety of agroecological ‘breakthroughs-in-the-making’.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen University & Research
Number of pages302
ISBN (Electronic)9789463431149
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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