As both the “science of sustainable agriculture” and a political project, agroecology works to decentralize power and promote equity and ecological resilience in our food systems. For an introduction to this issue, download our Food First Issue Primer on Agroecology

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SOCLA-NA update

Blog | May 11, 2016

April 25, 2016 Dear colleagues: Many of you already expressed interest in joining SOCLA-North America (USA-Canada) which is intended to…

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Seed laws, certification and standardization

Blog | Tamara Wattnem | Mar 17, 2016

Seed laws, certification and standardization: outlawing informal seed systems in the Global South A series of relatively new seed laws…


When a banana is much more than a banana

Blog | Ahna Kruzic, Angie Carter and Rivka Fidel | Mar 7, 2016

Ames, Iowa – A recent controversy about an upcoming genetically engineered (GE) banana study at Iowa State University (ISU) highlights…