An opinion piece on the means to go beyond the link between cheap food and right to food. A reflection on how feeding our population can go hand in hand with paying the farmers the price for a sustainable food production.
Agroecology is often brought up as an alternative development pathway for livestock systems. Yet, what does it mean in practice? In this article we find out by asking beef farmers themselves how they put agroecological principles into practice.
This article identifies the variety of crop diversification strategies implemented by European farmers and explores the extent to which barriers to crop diversification can be related to the proximity of innovation settings with dominant food systems.
Despite several decades of research, relationships leading to competition or facilitation between associated crops remain unclear. This poster presents an attempt to compile available knowledge on intercropping in order to improve its understanding.
What are the main modes of production of vegetable crops today in Wallonia? How are the sectors organized? What developments can we envisage, and with what consequences in terms of production and use of pesticides?
Conservation Agriculture and glyphosate – Strategies, lock-ins and diversity in the Belgian Walloon Region
Is it possible to practice Conservation Agriculture without glyphosate in Wallonia? What are the lock-ins to, and the conditions required for, the development of Conservation Agriculture without total herbicides ?