No to 'Climate Smart Agriculture', yes to agroecology
Climate Smart Agriculture Concernshttp://www.theecologist.org/essays/2985965/no_to_climate_smart_agriculture_yes_to_agroecology.html
Date Written: 21/10/2015
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX18157
Climate Smart Agriculture sounds like a great idea. But in truth it's a PR front for international agribusiness to promote corporate agriculture, pesticides and fertilisers at COP21, with a heavy dose of greenwash. Countries must resist the siren calls - and give their support to true agroecology that sustains soil, health, life and climate.