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The Untold Success Story of Agroecology in Africa

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Thirty-three case studies released in 2015 by the Oakland Institute shed light on the tremendous success of agroecological agriculture across the African continent. They demonstrate with facts and figures how an agricultural transformation respectful of the farmers and their environment can yield immense economic, social, and food security benefits while also fighting climate change and restoring soils and the environment.

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Mousseau, F. The Untold Success Story of Agroecology in Africa. Development 58, 341–345 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1057/s41301-016-0026-0

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Keywords

  • agroecology
  • seeds
  • organic
  • sustainable agriculture
  • soil