We Know how Food Production Needs to Change if Crisis is to be Avoided – so Why isn’t this Happening?
By Nina Moeller, Michel Pimbert, The Conversation
Agroecology is based on the idea that farms should mimic the structure and functioning of natural ecosystems. In ecosystems, there is no “waste”: nutrients are recycled indefinitely. Agroecology aims to close nutrient loops – returning all nutrients that come out of the soil, back to the soil.