APELL Project

Advocacy for Productive Ecosystems, Landscapes and Livelihoods


The project aims to contribute to sustainability in agriculture and to increase the resilience of affected stakeholders towards global challenges such as food insecurity, climate change, loss of biodiversity and depletion of natural resources through ecological and social intensification.

Funded by Hivos (International Humanist Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries), the project is implemented for a period of 2 years (1 December 2013 – 30 November 2015).


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The specific objective of APELL is to increase international awareness among decision makers of the power of agro-ecological approaches particularly through ecological and social intensification

APELL’s Campaign

"Green Food from Productive Landscapes based on Ecological and Social Intensification of Agriculture"

The campaign highlights the following issues
  • Right to non-toxic and nutritious food
  • Resilient land and livelihoods
  • Inclusive sustainable development and family farming
  • The Organic Alternative for Africa

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