Paradigm Shift Urgently Needed In Agriculture – UN Agencies Call for an End to Industrial Agriculture & Food System

A rising chorus from UN agencies on how food security, poverty, gender inequality and climate change can all be addressed by a radical trans

Source: permaculturenews.org

This almost one year old article provides a very interesting overview of the analysis of an increasing number of UN and other agencies and NGO’s "on how food security, poverty, gender inequality and climate change can all be addressed by a radical transformation of our agriculture and food system."

 

It is breathtaking to read this:

 

It again signals how Institutional/technological Lock-Ins, coupled with partisan vested interests organized in the closed hegemony of the powerful, are incapable to stop the Industrial Agriculture and their string of mutually interconnected industries, business and other vested interests to continue and even reinforce their irresponsible  activities highly destructive of Natures inherent ability to sustain life…

See on Scoop.itThe future of food health and agriculture

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About charlesvanderhaegen

I am a grandfather of an immensely inspiring family, thanks to the most incredible wife. To satisfy my family's needs, I was for 30 years business entrepreneur, roller coasting between success and failure. 14 years ago I was forced to stop and reflect. I dug into theory and discovered the World out there, that my involvement in Business had kept hidden to me. I feared that I will not escape remaining amidst my trans-disciplinary quest forever, bouncing back and forth from action to theory, always puzzled by Europe's apparent incapacity to free itself from its Institutional/Technological Lock-ins. My horizon opened up when Gunter Pauly, my intimate friend of 35 years, asked me to join him and take charge ZERI's development in Europe.
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