Peasantry, Family Agriculture and Agroecology

Credits: 4

Program: Theoretical debate on peasantry and family farming. The permanence and viability of family and peasant agriculture. The role of peasantry in the current agri-food system. Peasant movements.
Food sovereignty. Policies for Family Agriculture and Agroecology.
History of agriculture and its socio-environmental impacts. Biodiversal production systems and the socioeconomic importance of family farming. Agroforestry systems and food sovereignty and food and nutritional security.