Agroecology, Small Farms and Food Sovereignty.

@inproceedings{Altieri2009AgroecologySF,
  title={Agroecology, Small Farms and Food Sovereignty.},
  author={Miguel A. Altieri},
  year={2009}
}
  • Miguel A. Altieri
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Global forces are challenging the ability of developing countries to feed themselves. A number of countries have organized their economies around a competitive export-oriented agricultural sector, based mainly on monocultures. It may be argued that agricultural exports of crops such as soybeans from Brazil make significant contributions to the national economies by bringing in hard currency that can be used to purchase other goods from abroad. However, this type of industrial agriculture also… CONTINUE READING

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