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Agroecology in Motion
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Linking food and feminisms: learning from decolonial movements

Feminisms that bring an anti-colonial, decolonial or indigenous perspective work to reconstitute non-hierarchical relationships among people, between people and nature, and through this shift, the relationship between people and their food. Read More "Linking food and feminisms: learning from decolonial movements"

Announcing “Agroecology in Motion: Nourishing Transformation”

Articles written for Agroecology in Motion: Nourishing Transformation are written to stimulate reflection and learning, inform political-practical work on agroecology and move people... Read More "Announcing “Agroecology in Motion: Nourishing Transformation”"

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¡AN!
~ more than just information ~

Farming for Climate Justice Webinar Recordings

Farming for Climate Justice is a collaboration between CAWR and the University of Cape Town and is funded by the British Council’s Research Links Climate Challenge Fund.... Read More "Farming for Climate Justice Webinar Recordings"

Short statement on Defra ‘gene technology’ consultation

The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is currently running an online consultation on the ‘regulation of genetic technologies’, due to close on March... Read More "Short statement on Defra ‘gene technology’ consultation"

Linking food and feminisms: learning from decolonial movements

Feminisms that bring an anti-colonial, decolonial or indigenous perspective work to reconstitute non-hierarchical relationships among people, between people and nature, and through this shift, the relationship between people and their food. Read More "Linking food and feminisms: learning from decolonial movements"

In Solidarity With Farmer Protests In India

On the 26th of November 2020, India witnessed the biggest strike in recorded human history, with two hundred and fifty million labourers and farmers turning out in... Read More "In Solidarity With Farmer Protests In India"

New Farm Hack Report Now Available

Click here to read a report on the initial findings from research on Farm Hack UK . It characterizes Farm Hack UK as a thriving network based on... Read More "New Farm Hack Report Now Available"

Announcing “Agroecology in Motion: Nourishing Transformation”

Articles written for Agroecology in Motion: Nourishing Transformation are written to stimulate reflection and learning, inform political-practical work on agroecology and move people to action. This first... Read More "Announcing “Agroecology in Motion: Nourishing Transformation”"

Shifting European Finance towards Food Systems Tranformation: A Webinar

Biovision Foundation, CIDSE, IPES-Food, AgroecologyNow! at the Center for Agroecology Water and Resilience (CAWR) of Coventry University, the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Coalition Contre la Faim,... Read More "Shifting European Finance towards Food Systems Tranformation: A Webinar"

Pivoting from Local Food to Just Food Systems

By: Colin Anderson, Jessica Milgroom and Michel Pimbert The COVID-19 virus has jarred many people out of the illusion that globalised, corporate food is safe and secure.... Read More "Pivoting from Local Food to Just Food Systems"

In solidarity with anti-racism struggles in the US and beyond

The murder of George Floyd has laid bare, once again, the abhorrent anti-black racism within policing in the USA. The video of the killing of George Floyd... Read More "In solidarity with anti-racism struggles in the US and beyond"

2020 – a Super Year for Biodiversity?

At the end of February, a meeting of the Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) to develop the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework was held in FAO, Rome. I was there... Read More "2020 – a Super Year for Biodiversity?"

Building Resilience to Natural Disasters in populated African Mountain Ecosystems

As part of CAWR’s Stabilisation Agriculture Programme, I recently visited Chimanimani district in Zimbabwe to initiate comparative research on how conventional and agroecologically managed landscapes coped with... Read More "Building Resilience to Natural Disasters in populated African Mountain Ecosystems"

New Policy Brief – Nourishing Life. Territories of Life and Food Sovereignty

“Local communities on all continents are being displaced and impoverished by the combined actions of top down, ‘people-out’ fortress conservation and the expansion of industrial agriculture. This... Read More "New Policy Brief – Nourishing Life. Territories of Life and Food Sovereignty"

Shifting from Industrial Agriculture to Diversified Agroecological Systems in China

This freshly published book (open access, free to download) offers a new perspective on how to shift from industrial agriculture to diversified Agroecological Systems in China and contributes... Read More "Shifting from Industrial Agriculture to Diversified Agroecological Systems in China"

Agroecology and Organics in Sikkim – New Video and Upcoming Talks

When the government of Sikkim (Northeast Indian State) won the prize for "Best Policy to Scale Up Agroecology" in the world, my interest was piqued. I have... Read More "Agroecology and Organics in Sikkim – New Video and Upcoming Talks"

About ¡AN!

¡Agroecology Now! is a research, action and communications collective (formed at Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, Covntry university) that focuses on understanding and supporting the societal transformations necessary to enable agroecology as a model for sustainable and just food systems.

¡AN! is committed to co-producing and mobilising knowledge with civil society organisations, intergovernmental bodies, policy-makers, researchers and food producers to advance societal transformations for agroecology.

Our work especially stresses the importance of People’s Knowledge in societal transformation and using participatory, transdisciplinary and action oriented approaches in research and development.

This overall project includes a sequence of related projects and the outcomes and publications from this project can be viewed here.