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in global food systems debates

New TABLE explainer: What is agroecology?


Agroecology is promoted by a range of social movements, policy makers, NGOs and intergovernmental bodies including the FAO. This explainer provides an overview of the historical development and various definitions of agroecology and explores some of the key debates related to its use.

A short video explainer and downloadable report are also available.


Table produces Explainers on food systems topics. These include Building Blocks - concise explanations of key concepts - and Chapters - clear overviews of key issues for food systems sustainability.