WEBINAR: The effects of agroecology. Why are metrics needed?

WEBINAR: The effects of agroecology. Why are metrics needed?

2 July 2021. From a science perspective agroecology, applies ecological concepts and principles to manage interactions between plants, animals, humans and the environment. It aims at securing food security and nutrition for all and at all times. It relies on traditional knowledge enriched by scientific research and innovation. It is a complex concept and appropriate measures and metrics are key to demonstrate its numerous and wide benefits.



  • Willem Olthof – Deputy Head of Unit INTPA F3, Sustainable Agri-Food Systems and Fisheries, DG INTPA, European Commission
  • Fergus Sinclair – Chief Scientist CIFOR-ICRAF, Center for International Forest Research – World Agroforestry, Co-convener of the TPP, the Transformative Partnership Platform on Agroecology
  • Anne Mottet – FAO Livestock Development Officer, Animal Production and Health Division
  • Laurent Levard – Program manager – Agricultural Development and Food Security, GRET
3 June 2021. CFS 48 Side event Addressing knowledge and implementation gaps on agroecological transitions: A way forward for research and development through the Transformative Partnership Platform”.

A range of research and development institutions have partnered to address knowledge and implementation gaps related to agroecology, and to use this evidence as part of agricultural and food systems transformation.

The Agroecology Transformative Partnership Platform (TPP), was launched and discussed during this side event, to accelerate and coordinate the work of agroecology partners at international, national and local levels.

Steering Committee Agroecology Transformative Partnership Platform (TPP)

The TPP Steering Committee, has an overall oversight role and will take key decisions regarding: the strategic evolution of the TPP and the partnerships within the TPP, the science domains, the rules for integration/alignment of projects, and the composition of the Advisory Group.

  • Bernard Hubert Chair, French Committee for Intl. Agricultural Research France 
  • Michel Evéquoz Senior Advisor, SDC Switzerland 
  • Marcela Quintero Research Director, Multifunctional Landscapes, The Alliance Colombia 
  • Hélène Quentrec Policy Officer, European Commission, DG INTPA Belgium 
  • Robert Nasi Director General, CIFOR Indonesia 
  • Marion Guillou French HCC Mbr; ASPAC Chr. of The Alliance Bd France 
  • Fergus Sinclair Ex-officio Chief Scientist, CIFOR-ICRAF Kenya 
  • Etienne Hainzelin Ex-officio Advisor to President Director General of CIRAD. Canada

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