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Agroecological transition in rural settlements of Agrarian Reform: the case of agricultural nesting Pirituba Farm

Grant number: 06/02226-2
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2007
Effective date (End): February 29, 2008
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Political Science
Principal Investigator:Paulo Roberto Beskow
Grantee:Gabriela Narezi
Host Institution: Centro de Ciências Agrárias (CCA). Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR). Araras , SP, Brazil


In accordance with the description of the conflicts of fight for the land in Brazil can be noticed the necessity of a bigger attention for the current agrarian questions, between them, the economic, social and ambient sustentabilidade of the projects of agricultural nestings implanted by the plans of agrarian reform. The objective of the present project is to analyze the question of the agroecologic transistion in the agricultural nesting Pirituba Farm, in the cities of Itapeva and Itaberá (SP), from the interpretation of the data collected in the related nesting of the critical partner-ambient knowledge on the subject. The research strategy aims at to identify first given secondary such as historical, bibliographical surveys and of developed research already, as well as, the sources of evidence in the scope of the agricultural nesting, its social and institucional actors and involved public politics. After this stage, will search to identify and to analyze the projects of agroecológica experimentation and its respective indicators of sustentability, the groups of seated families involved and the perception of these regarding problematic the ambient one and the agroecológica transistion. The development of such data not only aims at to base actions that take to the reduction of the ambient degradation of the nestings and the increase of the quality of life of the seated families, but also to contribute with the scientific, necessary debate for the one for construction of public politics that involve the question of the agrarian reform and the sustainable agricultural development.

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