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Political ecology shows how the benefits derived from the use of nature are distributed unevenly in society and how policies can be implemented promoting a fairer distribution. Some of the main present challenges can hardly be overcome solely from technological measures, but rather there is a need to re-politicize society. To support our analysis we use a large variety of methodologies, both quantitative as well as qualitative, coming from different schools of thought, some examples are material and energy flow accounting, institutional analysis, surveys or historiography.

In ENT we adapt this perspective to the different needs of our clients. You can find some examples of our projects in this section. More in-depth analysis is published in the journal Ecología Política, a scientific and activist disclosure project that we offer from Fundació ENT.

In this section you can find some exemplary projects to develop this approach as well as others that complement our main work areas: economics and the environment, waste, energy and climate change, and marine area.

HIGHLIGHTS
Large discrepancies between agricultural outlook prediction and real trends
| Publications| Miquel Ortega Cerdà
2010

Agricultural international policies still base their decision-making process on tools that consider the agri-food system rather stable or, at most, as facing uncertainty conditions. Used…

Rethinking Study and Management of Agricultural Systems for Policy Design
| Publications| Miquel Ortega Cerdà
2013

There is a concern that agriculture will no longer be able to meet, on a global scale, the growing demand for food. Facing such a challenge requires new patterns of thinking in the context…

Adapting established instruments to build useful food sovereignty indicator
| Publications| Miquel Ortega Cerdà
2014

The recent context of global food emergency and ecological crisis has increased the relevance of people’s struggle for food sovereignty (FSv), which promotes the transformation of the…

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