M. Jahi Chappell
Dr. M. Jahi Chappell is director of agroecology and agriculture policy at the Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy (IATP). He has worked with and consulted for groups like Via Campesina, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the urban agriculture nonprofits Growing Hope (Ypsilanti, Mich.) and Growing Gardens (Portland, Ore.).
Articles by this author
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Feeding the Future Through Agroecology
The devastating drought in California, home to much of the country’s fruit and vegetable production, is spurring discussions about the future of food production in a new age of climate change. When broaching the topic of solving the future food dilemma—feeding a growing population while using the...
Thursday, October 09, 2014
"Climate Smart Agriculture" Isn’t. Agroecology is.
As the science and practice of agroecology provides a way forward to address food insecurity, rural poverty, climate change, drought and water scarcity it is encountering an intentionally misleading campaign called "Climate Smart Agriculture," being promoted by the World Bank, FAO, and newly...