The interface between agroecological and territorial approaches for food systems transformations

Outcome brief 1 | Overview


This paper presents five main findings and key recommendations of a dialogue that explored how integrating agroecology and territorial approaches might support and accelerate a systemic transformation at scale in food systems.


  1. Agroecology and territorial approaches complement, enhance and inform each other
  2. There is a broad range of areas where agroecology and territorial approaches can synergistically address critical challenges for food systems transformation
  3. Territories offer a suitable scale to implement and maximize the impacts of agroecology transition
  4. Integrating agroecology and territorial approaches promotes inclusive and cross-sectoral dialogue for food systems transformation
  5. Territorial approaches can facilitate participatory knowledge management for agroecological transition


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About the Agroecology Dialogue Series


The Agroecology Dialogue Series is an initiative of FAO and the Biovision Foundation supporting the Coalition for food systems transformation through Agroecology (Agroecology Coalition). It is organized as part of the Food Policy Forum for Change.

The series consists of three thematic dialogues that aim to identify entry points, opportunities, building blocks, innovative approaches, and institutional frameworks that can support the upscale of agroecology. Between 60 and 90 participants contributed to each dialogue from various backgrounds (scientists, government representatives, civil society organizations, intergovernmental organizations, private sector, and others) and sectors.

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Author: FAO, Biovision Foundation, Food Policy Forum for Change, and Agroecology Coalition

Publisher: FAO

Language: English

Year: 2023

Ecosystem(s): Agricultural Land

Location(s): Global

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