Climate-smart agriculture: More than just greenwashing?

Posted by , posted on Saturday June 18 2016(1 year ago)

Ahead of the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture’s (GASCA) second forum, to be held in Italy, numerous development, environment and agri-associations have raised these pressing concerns.

Climate change means that a global shift towards an ecologically sustainable, climate-friendly rural agricultural model is more urgent, with integrated approaches like Community Supported Agriculture and ‘food sovereignty’ in the works. But these too have come under fire. CSA threatens to ossify the existing power imbalances in the world food system, as well as industrial and globalised agricultural production, under the pretext of climate protection.

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