Agroecology as a territory in dispute: between institutionality and social movements

  title={Agroecology as a territory in dispute: between institutionality and social movements},
  author={Omar Felipe Giraldo and Peter Michael Rosset},
  journal={The Journal of Peasant Studies},
  pages={545 - 564}
Agroecology is in fashion, and now constitutes a territory in dispute between social movements and institutionality. This new conjuncture offers a constellation of opportunities that social movements can avail themselves of to promote changes in the food system. Yet there is an enormous risk that agroecology will be co-opted, institutionalized, colonized and stripped of its political content. In this paper, we analyze this quandary in terms of political ecology: will agroecology end up as… 

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