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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

Controversial questions
> What degree of de-industrialisation should we aim at in agriculture?
> Should markets continue to exist?

Stirring papers:
> Thoughts on agricultural transformation
> Food and Seed Sovereignty as conditions for degrowing our food system
> Food for the future

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