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Theories of Change: Understanding and Clarifying Action and Difference

The Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR) at Coventry University (in the UK) recently hosted a workshop to “collectively strengthen relationships, learning/analysis and collaboration for people who are involved in research and knowledge work that advances movements for agroecology and food sovereignty”. This blog post is part of series …

Farm Hack shows us everything that it is wrong with UK agricultural training and research

Farm Hack is a response to a need – not only for access to often fundamental agricultural knowledge, but also for a different way of organising, relating, and owning in UK farming systems. It is almost entirely in opposition to the agricultural research and educational mainstream, which is predicated on …

Re/Nuevas Alianzas: Trabajando hacia la colaboración entre agricultores y académicos para la soberanía alimentaria en América del Norte

El Centro de Agroecología, Agua y Resistencia de la Universidad de Coventry (Reino Unido) organizó recientemente un taller para “fortalecer colectivamente las relaciones, el aprendizaje/análisis y la colaboración de las personas que están involucradas en la investigación y el trabajo de conocimiento que promueve los movimientos por la agroecología y …

The Dark Side of Innovation for Family Farmers: Reflections on an International Symposium on Innovation

This post explores rapid rise to prominence of the term ‘Innovation’ within agricultural development, and presents some reasons why it is an inadequate framework to address the deep injustices in contemporary food systems, especially as they relate to family farmers and other small scale food producers. In summary, this fits …