NO MORE DISPLACEMENT!

NO MORE DISPLACEMENT!

A new policy brief calls for a halt of projects that cause displacement.  Displacement causes irreparable harm, and well-intended resettlement policies and practices perpetuate and justify further displacement. This brief busts 5 myths about resettlement and argues that new policies are needed that prioritise human-scale development that does not require displacement and resettlement. Read and…

Felipe, Las Chinampas y las políticas para la agroecología en la Ciudad de México

Felipe, Las Chinampas y las políticas para la agroecología en la Ciudad de México

A Felipe le apasiona recuperar la calidad del agua alrededor de su chinampa, su pequeña parcela de tierra, como un primer paso para recuperar vida en el agroecosistema. Las chinampas eran islas artificiales flotantes hechas como una canasta de cañas en las que se recolectaba materia orgánica para generar suelo y producir alimentos en medio…

Felipe, las chinampas and policies for agroecology in Mexico City

Felipe, las chinampas and policies for agroecology in Mexico City

Felipe is passionate about cleaning the water around his ‘chinampa’, his small plot of land surrounded by canals, as a first step to recovering life in the agroecosystem. The chinampas were floating beds made like a basket of reeds in which organic material was collected to generate soil and produce food in the middle of…

What does feminism have to do with the food you eat? Agroecology is not agroecology without feminism
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What does feminism have to do with the food you eat? Agroecology is not agroecology without feminism

Agroecology is gaining steam around the world as an alternative to the industrial food system. However, it is often adopted as a technical fix, employed as a set of techniques and tools, rather than a path toward political transformation. Therefore, it is necessary to reflect on what agroecology really entails – it is much more…