Tuesday, 29 June 2010

Ecological food provision for the future

A new report from the UK Food Group (a civil society network in the UK on global food and farming issues) points to the need for a radical shift towards more ecological and equitable food provision. This is because the current system is failing to meet the food needs of people, now and in the future.
The briefing shows that the systems that currently feed most people in the world are smaller-scale and locally-sourced. They can be enhanced through practices based on agroecology to meet current and future global demands for food. Research and trade policies and agricultural support measures urgently need to be reoriented in this direction...
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The full report can be downloaded at http://www.ukfg.org.uk/Securing_future_food.pdf

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