Promoting Agroecology: the Only Way to Achieve Sustainable Food Security and Nutrition for All in a Changing Climate

This position paper outlines the ways in which agroecology can provide a new basis for food systems, building resilient livelihoods and achieving nutrition for all.

In 2017, at least 795 million people are facing chronic food insecurity and half of the world’s population suffers from malnutrition, while the total agriculture output produces enough calories to feed 12 billion. Agroecology offers a way to alleviating threats to food security through creating sustainable food systems, resilient agricultural livelihoods and good nutrition.

This position paper outlines the ways in which agroecology can provide a new basis for food systems, building resilient livelihoods and achieving nutrition for all, before highlighting the areas in which Action Against Hunger recommends the integration of agroecology.

About this document

Section: Technical
Thematic Area: Food Security and Livelihoods
Location: Global
Type: Briefing
Tags: Climate Change
Language: English

Key Information

Year Published: 2018
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