Línea Abierta : Agroecology in Mexico.

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Summary: Agroecology in Mexico. A growing movement of farmers and consumers in the Mexican state of Jalisco are bucking pesticides, transgenic seeds and the agro-industrial trend in favor of organic ways of growing food. They say that traditional ecological knowledge, the survival of native seeds, and the livelihood of farmers are at stake. Are they succeeding in their quest? Guests: Helen Juárez, Agroecology Researcher, Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, México (interviewed from Stockton, CA), http://www.udg.mx/ ; Victor Flores, activist and promoter of alternative agriculture, Guadalajara, México (interviewed from Stockton, CA).