Title of document: Scaling up agroecology initiative transforming food and agricultural systems in Support of the SDGS

Authors: FAO

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Ministry/Government Agency/Organisation: FAO

Year of publication: 2018

Geographic focus: Asia & Mekong regional

Main issues / topics addressed (for example: The document responds to four key questions: “What is the potential of agroecology to contribute to the 2030 Agenda?” ; “What are the key challenges and opportunities to scale-up agroecology?” ; “Which core areas of work should the Scaling up Agroecology Initiative focus on?”; and “What is the way forward for the Scaling up Agroecology Initiative?”…)

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Summary:

A proposal prepared for the international symposium on agroecology 3-5 April  2018

This document presents the Scaling up Agroecology Initiative, a vision to bring agroecologya to scale and transform food and agricultural systems to achieve the SDGs. The document responds to four key questions: “What is the potential of agroecology to contribute to the 2030 Agenda?” ; “What are the key challenges and opportunities to scale-up agroecology?” ; “Which core areas of work should the Scaling up Agroecology Initiative focus on?”; and “What is the way forward for the Scaling up Agroecology Initiative?”.