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    New publication: Building, defending and strengthening agroecology
    September 2015: A new publication and video explore the meaning and politics of agroecology from social movement perspectives. They are produced by the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR) of Coventry University and ILEIA, the Centre for Learning on Sustainable Agriculture. “Agroecology is the answer to how to transform and repair our material reality […]
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    Funded PhD – Place, Food Sovereignty, Resilience, and Participatory Video Methodologies
    Check out this exciting funded PhD opportunity at the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience to work with myself and Michel Pimbert on on a project related to: Place, Food Sovereignty, Resilience, and Participatory Video Methodologies. Details here: http://tinyurl.com/nmf8z7t
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    La Via Campesina – Food Sovereignty and Trade
    I recently attended the International Symposium on Agroecology at the FAO in Rome in September 2014. The press release below from La Via Campesina offers an excellent critical commentary on the symposium and the need to pressure these powerful institutions to open space for the democratic participation of farmers, peasants, fisherfolk, pastoralists, indigenous people and other food […]
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    Navigating the Field of Social Justice in Community University Partnerships
    I presented these ideas at the Food Justice conference at Reading University on July 16th, 2014. Please provide any comments, questions, ideas and critique of this work in progress at the bottom of the page in the comments section. I welcome your input! Summary: Community-university engagement has gained prominence as a progressive academic approach to co-producing knowledge […]
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    Reclaiming Ag Policy Through Grassroots Community Mobilization: The Agriculture Reclamation Act in Oregon
    How can communities work together to more effectively assert their collective needs in process of food system change? This case study of the Agriculture Reclamation Act process, highlights the power of participatory community building and political mobilization processes in efforts to create a more resilient and locally controlled food system in the state of Oregon, […]
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