Agroecology versus Industrial Agriculture: Infographic
Posted in Models by Jessica Bird on September 27th, 2012
Source: Nourishing The Planet
Infographic by The Christiansen Fund
From the Infographic ‘Soil to Sky: of agroecology versus industrial agriculture’ by The Christiansen Fund
In order to feed our world without destroying it, an holistic type of agriculture is needed, and we have a choice. Here we compare the current high-input industrial system with a renewed vision for agriculture: the agroecolocial system. […]
Agroecological strategies can better feed the world, fight climate change and poverty, and protect soil and water while maintaining healthy, liveable communities and local economies. Industrial agriculture contributes to climate change, malnutrition and ecosystem degradation around the planet. It has not delivered on its promise to feed the world.