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Pierre Rabhi, writer and figure of agroecology, is dead

He was a figure in agroecology. The writer Pierre Rabhi died on Saturday, December 4, at the age of 83.

Author in particular of Towards happy sobriety, sold more than 460,000 copies, this activist of the environmental cause, adored by personalities like Cyril Dion and Marion Cotillard, died of a cerebral hemorrhage, told Agence France-Presse his son, Vianney .

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This pioneer of neoruralism settled in 1961 on a farm in the south of France. Born in 1938 at the gates of the Algerian Sahara, Pierre Rabhi was one of the pioneers of agroecology, which aims in the agricultural field to regenerate the natural environment by excluding pesticides and chemical fertilizers.

The World with AFP

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