AKH – Agroecology Knowledge Hub

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) released the Agroecology Knowledge Hub (AKH) in November 2016.

“Agroecology is based on applying ecological concepts and principles to optimize interactions between plants, animals, humans and the environment while taking into consideration the social aspects that need to be addressed for a sustainable and fair food system. By building synergies, agroecology can support food production and food security and nutrition while restoring the ecosystem services and biodiversity that are essential for sustainable agriculture. Agroecology can play an important role in building resilience and adapting to climate change…

Read more by visiting their site here

Resource Link:

http://www.fao.org/agroecology/en

Source:

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Date:

5/15/2019

Resource Type:

Website

Community of Practice:

Cross-Cutting, Farmer research network (FRN)