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Catching up with farmers’ knowledge in the IYS

Written by Pablo Tittonell — last modified Mar 09, 2015 07:16 PM

Historically, scientists learnt from farmers to unravel the interplay between nature and farming. Pablo Tittonell believes that this year, the International Year of Soils, presents an opportunity to foster a true dialogue of wisdoms, bringing farmer knowledge and scientific knowledge closer together again.

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AIS, 2015: oportunidad para ponerse al día con el conocimiento de los agricultores


Finding food security in the rural-urban continuum

Written by Pablo Tittonell — last modified Jun 09, 2015 12:59 PM

Pablo Tittonell argues that it is high time we rethought the role of farms that straddle the rural–urban continuum. Peri-urban farming contributes to food security, buffers shocks and maintains agrobiodiversity.

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Búsqueda de la seguridad alimentaria en la continuidad rural-urbana


Learning from nature

Written by Pablo Tittonell — last modified Sep 29, 2015 04:17 PM

Pablo Tittonell makes the case that we can learn from nature about how to restore the soil’s capacity to capture and store water. Moreover, he argues, this agroecological solution brings many additional benefits for society.

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Aprender de la naturaleza Escrito por PABLO TITTONELL


Safeguarding diversity in home gardens

Written by Pablo Tittonell — last modified Jan 25, 2016 01:37 PM

In most cultures, the home gardens are women’s territory. Pablo Tittonell describes how female farmers safeguard the most important inheritance we may receive, one that is essential for agroecology, for future food and for nutritional security: cultural and biological diversity.

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Opinión. Las mujeres salvaguardan la diversidad en los huertos