Opting for the middle ground: blended sustainability as the way forward

Mockshell, Jonathan
External Publications (2018)

in: Rural 21 52 (2), 29-30


In both developed and developing countries, policy stakeholders are tussling with the question of whether to promote agroecological intensification or sustainable agricultural intensification to deal with the multiple burden of a growing population, a changing climate, environmental degradation, and a precarious food and nutrition security situation. This has nurtured intense debates and created an impasse among policy actors. Blended sustainability could be a way out.

About the author

Mockshell, Jonathan

Agricultural Economist


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