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Published on Nov 2, 2012
Title: Agroecology as a Transdisciplinary Participatory & Action-oriented Approach
Presenter: V. Ernesto Méndez, Gund Fellow, Associate Professor in the Environmental Program/Plant and Soil Sciences department at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at UVM.
Topic: Dr. V. Ernesto Mendéz discusses the evolution and current state of the field of agroecology and the challenges and opportunities for it to become a truly transdisciplinary, participatory and action-oriented approach.
A Production of the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, an affiliate of the Rubenstein School for Environment & Natural Resources at the University of Vermont
This event is part of the weekly Gund Tea Series, an opportunity for affiliates of the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics and the broader University community to engage in robust discussion about topical research, current events, and relevant theory.
The Gund Institute is a hub for transdisciplinary scholarship, based at the University of Vermont and comprising diverse faculty, students, and collaborators worldwide. Together we conduct research at the interface of ecological, social, and economic systems, develop creative, practical solutions to local and global environmental challenges, and provide future leaders with the tools and understanding necessary to navigate the transition to a sustainable society.