FROM UNIFORMITY TO DIVERSITY: A paradigm shift from industrial agriculture to diversified agroecological systems

by Emile Frison

The report ‘From Uniformity to Diversity: A paradigm shift from industrial agriculture to diversified agroecological systems’ written by International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food System (IPES-FOOD) was launched at the Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity on 2 June 2016.

The comprehensive report includes three sections answering the following questions:

  • What are the outcomes of industrial agriculture and diversified agroecological systems?
  • What is keeping industrial agriculture in place?
  • How can the balance be shifted in favour of diversified agroecological systems?

 

Full Report: http://www.ipes-food.org/images/Reports/UniformityToDiversity_FullReport.pdf

Executive Summary: http://www.ipes-food.org/images/Reports/UniformityToDiversity_ExecSummary.pdf

Press release: http://www.ipes-food.org/how-to-leave-industrial-agriculture-behind-food-systems-experts-urge-global-shift-towards-agroecology