The hereby report provides the solutions identified to address the barriers to crop diversification at each level of the value chains and further discuss the conditions for enabling shifts towards more sustainable food systems.
All publications and events containing tag Pathways
Coexistence of Cooperative models as Structural answer to Lock-Ins in Diversification Pathways : The Case of the Walloon Dairy Sector
Drawing on the presence of various dairy cooperative models active in long value chains in the Walloon Region, the paper considers how their complementarity supports trajectories of diversification of dairy productions and invites to consider cooperative models in terms of coexistence
What are the main uses of pesticides in the Province of Luxembourg (Southern Belgium) ? How can we accompany actors from the agricultural sector to engage in pathways to reduce the use of pesticides ?
In what diversity of forms does Conservation Agriculture (CA) exist in Wallonia (Southern Belgium)? Do these different forms of CA have the same potential for adaptation and mitigation to climate change?
Towards a sustainable food supply for the city of Brussels : Opportunities in and around the urban context
How self-sufficient is the city of Brussels today in terms of its food supply? To what extent can urban agriculture be developed to feed the population? What are the possible pathways for feeding Brussels in a more sustainable way?
How can agroecology be defined? What are the issues and threats surrounding this new paradigm? An interview with Stéphane Parmentier and Philippe Baret written by Patrick Veillard and published in the SOS Faim - Défis Sud magazine in November-December 2016.
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.