08nov12:00 pm2:00 pmUrban Agroecology - International and Local PerspectivesLearn about urban agroecology, its benefits and uses from Glasgow and beyond.Online Organiser: Glasgow Community Food Network, Food & Climate Project Event Type:Webinar & TalksTheme:Food & Agriculture,Nature & Biodiversity
This online session will explore the practical, ecological, political and social aspects of urban agroecology. It will further expand on how these elements benefit communities, ecologies and societies,
This online session will explore the practical, ecological, political and social aspects of urban agroecology. It will further expand on how these elements benefit communities, ecologies and societies, along with the contradictions and challenges that arise from these systems. Speakers will include international experts and local growers in Glasgow city.
Max Ajl is an associated researcher with the Tunisian Observatory for Food Sovereignty and the Environment and a postdoctoral fellow with the Rural Sociology Group at Wageningen University. He is the author of ‘A People’s Green New Deal’ – from Pluto Press, 2021. He has written for Monthly Review, Jacobin and Viewpoint. He has contributed to a number of journals, including the Journal of Peasant Studies, Review of African Political Economy and Globalizations, and is an associate editor at Agrarian South & Journal of Labor and Society.
Rejina Vasuvedan is an Agricultural Officer at the Department of Agricultural Development and Farmers Welfare, Kerala state. They work on implementing agricultural schemes in a designated panchayat of Kerala ( a local body of administration) and also the head of Agricultural Office. They formulate agricultural schemes aimed at agricultural development in their designated panchayat, working with urban households, community groups and rural farmers.
Speakers from Glasgow Market Garden, Tenement Veg TBC
The Food & Climate Action project is funded by The National Lottery Climate Action Fund.
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