Dr. Julia Wright is Senior Research Fellow in Agroecological Futures at the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR), Coventry University. She has worked for 3 decades in sustainable agricultural development in the UK and internationally, including for the UN, the UK Government, the CGIAR network, and the private and third sectors. Following doctoral research on the coping strategies of the farming and food system in Cuba when petroleum and food imports ran out at the end of the 1990s, Wright wrote a book that both dispels and corroborates the myths surrounding that country: 'Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity, Lessons from Cuba' (Earthscan 2009).
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Only Agroecology Can Tackle the Global Food and Health Crisis
The current global food crisis is simple and complex at the same time. Simple because all we need is sufficient, healthy food to eat and to share, for our medicine and to commune with nature, simple because it's technically possible to have an abundance of healthy food. Yet we have made it a...