Agroecology is the study of the relation of agriculture and the environment. It involves the integrated local application of sustainable agriculture. It applies ecological principles in order to design and manage agro-ecosystems in more sustainable and innovation is a vital part of its success.
In the context of the FAO’s 2nd International Symposium on Agroecology, held on 3-5 April in Rome, Italy, the International Agri-Food Network (IAFN) hosted an Agroecology Panel and Discussion. The moderated panel and discussion focused on opportunities to link agricultural technologies and innovation in a manner that delivers on the full potential of agroecology to contribute to a world without hunger and malnutrition. Read the full report here: