Colin Anderson

Senior Research Fellow, Coventry University

‘A Shared Human Endeavour’: a new model for farmer participation and knowledge co-production in agroecological research

While a positivist science is often privileged in research, agroecology implies the mobilisation of different kinds of knowledges that reflect the multiple dimensions of agroecology as a science, practice and social movement.

January 4, 2024

Agroecological Farmers in India

Agroecology – A promising alternative to the biodiversity crisis in agriculture and industrial food systems

By working with – not against – nature, and diversifying our farms, landscapes, fishing waters and the foods we eat, agroecology supports biodiversity, contributes to the majority of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and promotes resilience. All while supporting livelihoods and some of the healthier diets on the planet.

January 10, 2023


The battle for the future of farming: what you need to know

Do you want to live in a world in which artificial food is produced by intelligent robots and corporations that put profits before people? Or one where agroecological innovations ensure we can nourish ourselves and our communities in a fair, ecologically regenerative, and culturally rich way?

April 29, 2021

Down with Innovation graphic

Down with Innovation! Long live rights, agency and justice

“Innovation” is ubiquitous as a way to describe beneficial societal change. Yet, the innovation language is deeply tied to a technology-centric and top-down ways of thinking that shackles the imagination and limits the pathways for change.

April 19, 2021

Oxford Real Farming Conference

Reflecting on ORFC 2021: Blinking into the Light – Galvanising Food Movements in Troubling Times

And so, as we emerge blinking into the light, from behind our lockdown screens, it is with an invigorated vision of the world we’re collectively striving to build. We have much to do, but grounds to be positive.

January 27, 2021


Hot off the press: New Open Access Book on Transformations Towards More Just and Sustainable Food Systems

This new open access book develops a framework for advancing agroecology in transformations towards more just and sustainable food systems focusing on power, politics and governance.

January 7, 2021

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