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UN Expert: Agroecology Outperforms Large-Scale Industrial Farming for Global Food Security

By Office of the High Commissioner for Human Right
United Nations, OHCHR

“Today, most efforts are made towards large-scale investments in land – including many instances of land grabbing – and towards a ‘Green Revolution’ model to boost food production: improved seeds, chemical fertilisers and machines,” the Special Rapporteur remarked. “But scant attention has been paid to agroecological methods that have been shown to improve food production and farmers’ incomes, while at the same time protecting the soil, water, and climate.”

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Video: Vandana Shiva – The Future of Food

20-minute talk by Vandana Shiva

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