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Indigenous farmers in Cambodia. Credit: Oxfam
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In its design, the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture threatens to perpetuate both inequalities of power and forms of industrial agricultural production that cause major greenhouse gas emissions and drive climate change. Agro-ecology, however,offers a major alternative to the industrial agriculture model, if sufficiently supported by political and economic decision makers.

Paddy rice seedlings ready for transplanting, Indonesia. Photo: Jim Holmes/Oxfam
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When world leaders meet at the UN this week they will endorse a momentous goal to end extreme poverty and hunger by 2030. For a world grappling with crises, tragedies and injustice, it is a rare vision of hope. Can we make it a reality?


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