Policies & Regulations

Major Implications of Agroecology for National Policymakers 

Incentivise recycling of biomass within an agro-ecosystem

Invest in smallholders for agroecological improvement of soil and water conditions 

Protect indigenous people and peasants’ rights to select, domesticate, breed, exchange and use native species of crops and livestock varieties

Avoid reckless introduction of GMOs or other emerging technologies 

Ensure biological heterogeneity and diversity at the landscape and farm level 

Prioritise the use of natural resources such as land and water for local food, energy and water security

Recognise women’s central roles in agricultural and food systems; revitalize rural economies, minority cultures as well as marginalized livelihood practices