International Conference of Agroecology

November 19-25, 2017, Cuban  International Conference of Agroecology
The International Coordinator of the Association of Small Farmers in Cuba  ANAP, (La Via Campersina in Cuba) is welcomING US farmers and others to their biannual November 19-25, 2017, 4th International Conference of Agroecology, including a preconference and post conference workshop! ANAP hosted the largest ever delegation of US farmers and others to Cuba last year. 
The Vermont Carribean Institutue, home of the Cuba-US Agroecology Network is leading a delegation. Please contact them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to join them and for more information. 
The Cuban National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP) and Via Campesina are organizing this event on the 20th anniversary of the arrival of ‘Campesino a Campesino’ in Cuba. This conference will provide the opportunity for participants to exchange ideas, experiences and lessons learned on the following themes:
Inclusion of women and youth in agroecology systems and food sovereignty.
Family farming in rural and indigenous areas, and its role in food sovereignty and rural development.
Seed production and conservation in agro-ecosystems
Agroecology, the environment and climate change
The financial, ecological and social sustainability of agroecology farms
Agrarian reform, territory and cooperatives
Growth and promotion of agroecology

The conference will include presentations, workshops, round tables, panel discussions, expositions, and field trips. In addition, two hands-on pre- and post-conference workshops will be offered to help participants put theory into practice.
Pre-conference Workshop (November 13-18, 2017): “Indigenous and rural family-farms”
Topics covered include: Agroecology and food sovereignty; natural resource management and food production; Sustainable agriculture – design and implementation.
Post-conference Workshop (November 27-December 2, 2017): “Campesino a Campesino Approaches and Methodology”
Topics covered include: Campesino a Campesino approaches and methodology, principles, activities and tools.
This is a Spanish-language event, however translation into English may be available upon request. Click here for more information (in Spanish) on the event. 
For further details, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
You might contact the Christopher Reynolds Foundation for funding information. 

Event Properties

Event Date 11/19/2017
Event End Date 11/25/2017
Individual Price Free
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