Agroecology resources

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University programmes

Master in Agroecology and Food Sovereignty

Institute/ organization: University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo, Italy

Language: English

Learning format: In person

Date: September 2024- September 2025

Master's Degree in Agroecology: an Approach to Sustainable Transformation of Agri-Food Systems

Institute/ organization: Universidad Internacional de Andalucía

Language: Spanish

Learning format: In person

Date: November 2023- April 2024

Certificate of Graduate Study in Agroecology

Instutute/ organization: University of Vermont

Language: English

Learning format: Hybrid

Date: Rolling admissions

Ecological Foundations of Agroecology

Institute/ organization: University of Vermont

Language: English

Learning format: Online

Date: Next starting date: January 2025 

MSc Agroecology, Water and Food Sovereignty

Instutute/ organization: Coventry University

Language: English

Learning format: In person

Date: September 2024 - September 2025

Online courses

Agroecology, an introduction

Institute/ organization: Institut Agro Montpellier

Language: French and English

Learning format: Online

Date: Several times per year

Ecological Organic Agriculture Leadership Course

Institute/ organization: IFOAM Organics International

Language: English and French

Learning format: Manual

Agroecology: Transition towards sustainable food systems

Instutute/ organization: FAO

Language: Spanish

Learning format: Online

Date: Available until the end of 2024

Grassroots evidence for Agroecology

Institute/ organization: Agroecology Fund and Statistics for Sustainable Development

Language: English, Spanish, French

Learning format: Online

2024

National agroecology strategies in Eastern and Southern Africa

By Biovision

Language: English

Publication date: March 2024

JRC Researches on agroecology

By European Commission

Language: English

Publication date: Last update in March 2024

African Perspectives on agroecology

By Practical Action

Language: English

Publication date: January 2024

What agroecology brings to food security and ecosystem services: a review of scientific evidence

By DeSIRA- LIFT

Language: English

Publication date: 2024

The socio‑economic performance of agroecology. A review

By Ioanna Mouratiadou, Alexander Wezel, Kintan Kamilia, Angelica Marchetti, Maria Luisa Paracchini, Paolo Bàrberi

Language: English

Publication date: January 2024

2023

Agroecology Dialogue series outcome briefs

By FAO, Biovision Foundation, Agroecology Coalition

Language: English, French, Spanish

Publication date: February 2023

Climate resilience – what can we learn from pastoral systems in Africa’s drylands?

By GIZ

Language: English

Publication date: February 2023

Ecosystem-based adaptation and agroecology

Green jobs and income potential: agroecology's role in rural employment

By GIZ

Language: English and German

Publication date: 2023

Natural farming through a wide-angle lens

By Global Alliance for the Future of Food

Language: English

Publication date: July 2023 

Cultivating change: accelerating and scaling agroecology and regenerative approaches

By Global Alliance for the Future of Food

Language: English

Publication date: December 2023

Agrobiodiversity on the plate

By Swiss Aid

Language: English, French, German

Publication date: October 2023

Measuring agroecology: Introducing a methodological framework and a community of practice approach

Academic article by Moeller et. al

Language: English

Publication date: November 2023

Agroecology, law, human rights and sustainable agri-food systems in Uganda and East Africa

By CEFROHT

Language: English

Publication date: 2023

Guide pour l'evaluation de l'agroecologie

By CARI Association

Language: French

Publication date: November 2023

2022

Bissau declaration on agroecological transition

By 3AO

Language: English and French

Publication date: December 2022

Mapping agroecology actors and practice in Cameroon

By SAILD

Language: English and French

Publication date: August 2022

Bissau declaration on agroecological transition

By 3AO

Language: English and French

Publication date: December 2022

Growing common ground: pathways to advance agroecology policy in Canada

By Laurier Center for Sustainable Food Systems

Language: English and French

Publication date: December 2022

Agroecology financing analysis toolkit for the public sector in Africa

By The Partnership for Social Accountability (PSA) Alliance

Language: English

Publication date: November 2022

Agroecology and sustainable smallholder agriculture: an exploratory analysis with some tentative indications from the recent experience of natural farming in Andhra Pradesh’

By Dr. Narasimha Reddy

Language: English

Publication date: September 2022

Agroecology and sustainable smallholder agriculture: an exploratory analysis with some tentative indications from the recent experience of natural farming in Andhra Pradesh’

By Dr. Narasimha Reddy

Language: English

Publication date: September 2022

Agroecologically-conducive policies: A review of recent advances and remaining challenges

By Agroecology TPP

Language: English

Publication date: July 2022

Toward a Feminist Agroecology: achieving a socially just and sustainable food systems transformation

2021

Agroecological and other innovative approaches

By FAO

Language: English

Publication date: 2021

An agroecological Europe by 2050: What impact on land use, trade and global food security?

By  IDDRI

Language: English and French

Publication date: 2021

Pathways to advance agroecology- Overcoming challenges and contributing to sustainable food systems transformation

By CNS-FAO

Language: English

Publication date: 2021

Pathways to advance agroecology for a succesful transformation to sustainable food systems

By United Nations Food Systems Summit 2021 Scientific Group

Language: English

Publication date: 2021

2020

The Added Value(s) of Agroecology

By IPES-Food

Language: English and French

Publication date: July 2020

Money Flows: what is holding back investment in agroecological research for Africa?

By IPES-Food

Language: English and French

Publication date: April 2020

2019

Agroecology position paper

By Swiss Aid

Language: English

Publication date: 2019

2018

Development of the concept of agroecology in Europe: a review

Breaking away from industrial food and farming systems: Seven case studies of agroecological transition

By IPES-Food

Language: English

Publication date: October 2018

2016

From uniformity to diversity: a paradigm shift from industrial agriculture to diversified agroecological systems

By IPES-Food

Language: English, French, Chinese

Publication date: June 2016

2024

Women, Agroecology and Food System Transofrmation

2023

Agroecology as a response to agri-input scarcity

Beyond the farm: Exploring the synergies between agroecology and conservation communities

The interface between agroecological and territorial approaches for food systems transformations

Agroecology as response to climate change adaption

Swiss Aid, 2023

2022

Teaching agroecology in schools (summary)

Creating agroecological markets (summary)

Conservation and strengthening of the natural ecosystems through agroecology

Africa Agroecology Regional Dialogue

The 10 Elements of Agroecology: Enabling transitions to sustainable agriculture and food systems

FAO, 2022

2021

Agroecology and Farmer Field Schools – a solution for Zero Hunger and Ecosystems Restoration

FAO, 2021

Biodiversity, an ally of the agroecological transition (and vice versa!)

Agroecology: Grassroots Solutions to Global Crises

2020

How agroecology helps to build climate change-resilient livelihoods

Agroecology - the next evolution in food systems

Agroecology Knowledge Hub

FAO

The Hub showcases evidence, policies, practices and science on agroecology. It also facilitates discussions via forums related to agroecology.

Knowledge Centre for Global Food and Nutrition Security

European Commission

A knowledge center gathering various resources on agroecology.

Agroecology Info pool

Biovision Foundation

Convincing showcases, criteria tools to assess projects and in-depths analyses of Agroecology. 

 

ACT: Agroecology Criteria Tool

Biovision Foundation

A tool to assess projects or policies with the Agroecology Criteria Tool and find out how much transformative Agroecology they entail.

Business Agroecology Criteria Tool (B-ACT)

Biovision Foundation

A tool to assess and identify inspiring and promising agroecological enterprises that contribute to sustainable food systems.

The Neycha accelerator & fund

Biovision Foundation

Neycha identifies and partners with growth-oriented Agroecological Enterprises (AEEs) in Uganda and Kenya, providing them with the capacity, capital and the connections they need to grow their impact and businesses.

 

 

One Million Voices citizen science initiative

Agroecology TPP

A citizens' initiative giving a voice to all small-scale farmers who practice agroecology and to consumers.

BOOST- AE: the collaborative platform on the agroecological transition

CIRAD

A collaborative platform for analyzing experiences, sharing knowledge and solutions, and methodological support, for agroecology adapted to countries in the South.

Agroecology for Europe (AE4EU)

Isara and partners

A three-year project, aiming to enable a successful transition to agroecology through a strong development with ambitious and longer-term joint actions at the European level in research, innovation, networks, training and education

Tool for Agroecology Performance Evaluation (TAPE)

FAO

A comprehensive tool measuring the multi-dimensional performance of agroecological systems across the different dimensions of sustainability.

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