Mulata Nurhusen Mehamed

Organisation : Aywa Agro Industry
Category : Private sector
Region : Near East and North Africa
What are, or should be, the main characteristics of agroecological innovations ? (sentences or key words) : 1. Environmental
and social
innovation (community,
communication)
2. Economic
(autonomy)
and social Innovation
Why are these characteristics important for agroecological transitions to sustainable food systems ? : 1. Organic Farming
Promoting:- Organic farming is a mode of production that finds originality in
the use of farming practices and livestock concerned with respect for the balance of nature. Thus, it excludes the use of synthetic chemicals and restricts the use of inputs.
The benefits for society are multiple in terms of activities and jobs
creation, preservation of the quality of the soils, biodiversity, air
and water. This mode of production allows to experience life-size
innovative environmental practices and which are likely to be
developed more widely in agriculture. Its modes of processing
focus on the development of the natural characteristics of the
products.
2. Improve food self-
reliance of the herd by
the optimization of
pasture, by the quality
of the harvested
forage and protein on
the farm production. Thus;
The autonomy of farms is a double challenge: from an economic
point of view but also from an environmental point of view. Limit
inputs and external purchases to reduce the economic cost to the
farmer but also the environmental cost (transport). Sourcing
locally also responds to this issue.