Agroecology, an escape route out of food insecurity? Research initiatives in Bolivia in the region of inter-Andean valleys (Cochabamba)[Research paper] by Cécile Raguet

2013-07-17

The author was part of the “Alternative Management” third year program in HEC in 2012-2013

Bolivia is the poorest country in South America. As such, it is often described as a region subject to food insecurity. What does exactly this concept mean and how is it expressed in Bolivia? Agroecology is an issue increasingly invoked in Bolivia to respond to this situation by actors different in their understanding of the term agroecology as well as regards their working methods.

Quote article  Cécile Raguet, « Agroecology, an escape route out of food insecurity? Research initiatives in Bolivia in the region of inter-Andean valleys (Cochabamba) », 17 july 2013, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Research paper]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/310.sls

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