Community agroecology. Basis for food resilience in the face of extreme events
- Journal of Applied Biotechnology & Bioengineering
Luis L Vázquez
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The transition towards a decentralized and diversified agriculture is analyzed, as a response to the economic crisis unleashed in Cuba since the 90s, with greater prominence by the peasant family farming and urban agriculture movements. It is evident that agroecology has become popular in human settlements, facilitating the participation of the population in the development of small-area production systems (intensive gardens, organoponic gardens, plots, docks and farms), where they obtain more than 40 fresh products that are consumed in their own communities.
socioecosystems, organoponic gardens, biodiversity, forestry species