CAN-affiliated researchers (at ECOSUR) involved in the Learning Community for Food Security and Sovereignty (CASSA) project published an article, "Bringing agroecology to scale: key drivers and emblematic cases," in the
Environmental Justice and Solidarity: Action Research in Nicaragua and Across the Americas
May 3, Thu 4 – 6 pm
Santa Clara University | California Mission Room
Overview: Many members of the Santa Clara University community enter into different spaces and lived realities through study abroad, Ignatian Center immersion trips, Global Medical Brigades, campus departments, international fellowships, etc. However, more focus seems to be dedicated to the pre-trip preparation rather than the follow-up, reflection, and processing post-trip.
Show the intersect between environmentalism and immigration, by giving more detail about certain realities of Environmental Injustices in Central America )
Share research and what we’ve learned so far, including challenges
Building solidarity beyond research and through many avenues of engagement, including direct action
This 3-month course includes guest speakers, field trips, and much more. Topics covered include: soil health, regenerative agriculture and no tillage, access to land, integrated pest management, decolonizing diets, herbal medicine and food preservation and much more. For more info about dates and cost contact MESA.
CAN is a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to sustain rural livelihoods and environments in the global south through the integration of agroecology-based research, education, and development strategies. Our work is both regional and global, with projects and activities in Mexico, Central America, and the United States, and our International Agroecology Shortcourse, which has trained hundreds of farmers, researchers, and community leaders from around the world since 2000.