Agroecology “Lite:” Cooptation and resistance in the global North

by Eric Holt-Giménez and Miguel Altieri

Eric Holt-Giménez

Because they are often developed and shared through extensive Campesino a Campesino (farmer-to-farmer) social networks, peasant-based agroecological approaches are an integral part of many agrarian struggles for land and market reforms… For them, agroecology is… a science, a practice and a movement.