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Agroecology, Responsible Consumption, and NCDs – Cuchicheo Saludable [Full Video]

We face a global crisis of hunger, poverty, and climate change. Yet, we have real, lasting solutions that can shift how we grow and distribute food so that it is healthy and just for people and the planet. Our partner EkoRural recently produced a webinar that is now available for you to view below. We […]

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Farmer-led Crop Experimentation Preview

Groundswell works side-by-side with carefully selected local partner organizations to tap into and spread the rich store of home-grown knowledge, ensuring that the best solutions to hunger, poverty and environmental degradation are rooted in the local context. While on tour visiting our @CIKODGH1 partners in Upper West, Ghana, Steve Brescia narrates/films a rural farmer display […]

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Perspective From The Field: Episode 2

We’re excited for you to listen to what’s been developing in West Africa regarding agroecology, women’s empowerment, and sustainable food systems. [Remember to select closed captions and language translation in your youtube player settings.] Tsuamba Bourgou Regional Coordinator for West Africa: Tsuamba brings decades of experience supporting community-led development in his native Burkina Faso and […]

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The First Step To Adopt Agroecology? Grow Your Own!

Benji cuts right to it and tells Kenyon College students how they can adopt agroecology on their own. Growing your own produce begins by trial and error. You have to get in the soil, get your hands dirty, and learn what’s possible when working with nature not against it. Groundswell’s co-founder and Executive Director, Steve […]

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Responsible Consumption In Ecuador – Webinar Video Recap

Our partner in Ecuador recently did a webinar on responsible consumption. The event was shown live via Facebook, for more information on this particular campaign, please visit: www.quericoes.org, We’re also providing a link to the video of the entire event:https://www.facebook.com/quericoescomersano/videos/330200024341971/ which recorded about 5,000 live video views and had an active stream of comments through the […]

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Perspective From The Field: EP. 1

We’re excited for you to listen to what’s been developing in Latin America regarding agroecology, women’s empowerment, climate change, and sustainable food systems. Please remember to select the closed captions that fit your language preferences. Edwin Escoto, Regional Coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean: Edwin is splitting his time in 2019 as Director of […]

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Agroecology and Climate Change Resilience in Haiti: Farmer-led Solutions [Video]

Cantave Jean-Baptiste of Partenariat pour le Développement Local (PDL) in Haiti and Steve Brescia of Groundswell International will share strategies and lessons from rural Haiti. Haiti is one of the world’s most vulnerable countries to climate change. What is working to strengthen farmer organizations to build resilience and wellbeing through agroecology? How can we spread […]

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No, Food Justice Is Not A Trend – These College Students Prove That

The way we think about food systems is largely shaped by a dominant narrative that underpins the following myths: “We can only feed the growing world population by increasing agricultural productivity based largely on the use of industrial inputs. Only biotech science and the global food corporations can find effective solutions to feed the world. […]

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Agroecology as an alternative (Video four of a four-part series)

Friends,  Groundswell is working with partners in West Africa and allies across the continent to create ground up agroecological alternatives and shift government support to scale them.  Please take a look at this video from our allies at ACB which highlights the work of the agroecology movement in Ghana that we are supporting. Please feel […]

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AFSA members make some noise in Accra !!!

Farmer-based Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on Thursday marched to create awareness about the need to promote agroecology to tackle climate change. The Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organizational Development (CIKOD) and Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) were joined by other farmer-based NGOs believe that with the right agricultural practices, such as agroecology – not […]

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