Ric Coe

Region : Sub Saharan Africa
What are, or should be, the main characteristics of agroecological innovations ? (sentences or key words) : Based on ecological insights, understanding and theory. Novelty, bringing something genuinely new to the sets of practices available.
Why are these characteristics important for agroecological transitions to sustainable food systems ? : 1. To avoid unreasonable expectations and hence loss of credibility when they are not met.
2. To increase the options available not simply recycle ideas that have been around for a long time