Results from the GAP (Group Assembly Process) Group Agriculture and Food at the Degrowth Conference in Leipzig 2014
Proposals for the Transition
> Urban Planning should foresee areas for planting local food (i.e. Apple trees on streets) (local level)
> Subsidies for small scale ecological food production (EU Level)
> Taxes for agroindustry (EU level)
> Collective land ownership & collective production and processing should have a better legal framework (national level)
> Education should teach alternatives (society level)
> Right to Land for small farmers (global level)
Visions for a degrowth society
> Much less animal life-stock living in much better conditions
> Produce locally which is possible and trade globally what is necessary
> Direct connections between producers and consumers food sovereignty
> What degree of de-industrialisation should we aim at in agriculture?
> Should markets continue to exist?