Congress Objectives

1

Contribute to the production, consolidation and sharing of agroecological knowledge and experiences, in promoting the transition to sustainable food systems through debate and consensus on the common elements between the world's agroecologies.

2

Continue the process of configuring agroecological strategies as integral responses (technological, socioeconomic and environmental) for a resilient food system, with the capacity to respond to the challenges of climate change, poverty and socioeconomic polarization.

3

Give visibility to agroecologies from the Global South to the North

Subjects

Agroecological practices in the dynamics of multi-territorial agroecosystems (construction, restoration, conservation)

Agroecological public policies in the world: consonances and dissonances

New equitable and identity social relations (gender, ethnic, generational, cultural)

Climate change economic poverty and survival strategies

Geographic isolation and food globality

Agroecology social movements and collective emancipation (governance mechanisms)

The X International Agroecology Congress will be exclusively in person, to promote contacts between participats, the creation of partnerships and the consolidation of networks. Only the plenary sessions will be recorded and later made available on the Congress website

Important dates

Pre Congress

International course on a theme from the X International Congress of Agroecology, September 2nd and 3rd, 2024 at the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu.

Congress

September 4th, 5th and 6th, 2024 at the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Portugal

Location

The X International Congress of Agroecology will take place at the Instituto Politécnico de Viseu, in the city of Viseu, Portugal.

Viseu is located in Central Portugal, in the Dão-Lafões region, a plateau flanked by the Vouga, Dão, Mondego and Paiva rivers, and the Serras do Caramulo, Buçaco, Estrela, Leomil and Montemuro.

It is 1h30 away from Porto (via the A1 and A25) and 3h away from Lisbon (A1 and IP3)

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