A step towards collaborative sustainability

Our Guest Post for Fajoya deals with a very novel concept called “Food Forests” and other sustainable methods of growing healthy food that can address a lot of constraints we are subjected to and also help create a sustainable future based on collaborative lines..
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(Guest post by Ananya Mukherjee)

The problem

At a time when the UN forecasts that the world population is going to reach a staggering 10 billion somewhere between 2050-2100, it adds to the already present problems of lack of food security and sustainability coupled with lack of space, dearth of arable farmland and severely damaged ecosystems in certain parts of the world.

This also comes in view of the fact that in certain places around the world, agricultural practices sustain a vast majority of the population, now struggling to come into terms of a future that involves land and resource crises. The problem intensifies for women food growers as land availability is the biggest hurdle and challenge in their quest to achieve food security and also to take home a good income.

STOA (Science and Technology Options Assessment), a part of the European Parliament, organised a workshop in December, 2013…

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