The Journal of Peasant Studies 2018 issue #1 is out- and open access for a limited time. It contains many thoughtful articles, including a series of article critically exploring climate-smart agriculture (what is it, whether it leads to “triple wins” or “triple faults”, its impact on gender, etc.) and an interesting article on scaling up agroecology, which concludes:

 

A principal lesson for scaling up is that the technical aspects of agroecology like farming practices are not enough. Other, social factors such as networks/organizations/movements, public policies, markets, pedagogical processes, leadership and discourse play a key role.