Taking A Stand for Small Farmers: Agroecology Learning Exchange


Pic-from-Uganda-Meeting-300x169The Agroecology Fund and the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) hosted a learning exchange summit from May 10-13, 2016.  Farmers and farmer advocates convened in Masaka, Uganda, with the collective vision to “amplify agroecology solutions.”  Attendees documented the summit using the hashtag #AgroecologyVoices. 
The Agroecology Fund is a multi-donor fund committed to supporting and encouraging the established practices of local farmers and their communities globally. It aims to sustain viable food systems, promote the economic well-being of small farmers and their communities, and address climate change. 
CAGJ and AFSA have collaborated in the past, most recently at the Fall 2014 US-Africa Food Summit.
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Farmer voices and photos of the summit can be found at https://storify.com/IDEX/taking-a-stand-for-small-farmers.

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