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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.
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?
How has Walloon agriculture evolved over the past ten years? What is the share of organic agriculture? How to measure the use of pesticides? What scenarios can we envisage for the future? This booklet provides data and analysis to foster debate on those questions.
What is the current situation of the livestock sector? To which extent is there a diversity of production systems? What would be the consequences of different scenarios for the development of the sector in terms of production, consumption and environmental impacts?
This article identifies twelve factors impeding wider adoption of multi-resistant cultivars. These factors explain why current wheat-cropping systems are maintained in a ‘pesticide lock-in’ situation.