Latin American Scientific Society of Agroecology 


Latin American Scientific Society of Agroecology (SOCLA)

SOCLA (Sociedad Cientifica de Agricultura LatinoAmericana de Agroecologia) is a network of researchers, professors, extentionists and other professionals to promote agroecological alternatives to confront the crisis of industrial agriculture in the region.

SOCLA promotes the development of the science of agroecology as the scientific basis of a sustainable rural development strategy in Latin America. To accomplish its objectives SOCLA organizes one scientific congress every three years, short training courses in various countries, produces publications on key issues and maintains working groups that provide information, analysis and technical advise to a number of civil and farmers organizations involved in agoecology in the region.