Sustainable agriculture

Sustainable agriculture is the production of high quality agricultural products, using farming techniques that protect the environment, public health, human communities, improves the social and economic conditions of farmers, their employees, local communities and safeguards the health and welfare of all farmed species. Sustainable agriculture is a necessity and efforts towards its achievement are being global. It is the solution for fulfilling needs for food of future generations, while being profitable and environmentally friendly. It aims also to achieve social and economic equity. International agencies, organizations or institutions are working to unite and intensify global attempts to achieving sustainable agriculture.

Sustainable agriculture - The solution to world food security

by AgroWeb on March 13, 2015

Sustainable agriculture - The solution to world food security

 Source of life. Foundation for economic growth. That is sustainable agriculture. Crucial to our continuity, it must be the same when it comes to the priorities of the main actors of this sector. World food security is vital. So is the sustainable management of land, water and other resources. Due to the way we have exploited agricultural land, we risk hunger, malnutrion and unsustainable ...

Family farms – Key to sustainable agriculture

by AgroWeb on March 27, 2015

Family farms – Key to sustainable agriculture

Family farms make approximately 70-80% of the global agricultural land and secure food and living for many families throughout the world, being a very important factor for the economic development. 70-80% of global food is produced in these family farms. More than 90% of these farms are run by individuals or families and are based in the common work of family members. Where are family farms ...

 Nexus, the triangle of sustainable agriculture

by AgroWeb on January 23, 2015

Nexus, the triangle of sustainable agriculture

Climate change is expected to be catastrophic for survival in this planet, if we do not undertake immediate provisions. Need for water, energy and food will increase. Nexus is a new concept which advises to consider these elements in a single strategy as soon as possible. This is not just an idea. It is a necessity! Water, energy and food. Life, continuity and wellbeing. Lack of thereof? What we ...