ABOUT André Leu

Company: Regeneration International
Mentorship Topic: Regenerative Agriculture

Who is André Leu?

André Leu is the Author of the ‘Myths of Safe Pesticides’ and ‘Poisoning our Children’. He is the co-author with Dr Vandana Shiva of ‘Biodiversity, Agroecology, Regenerative Agriculture – Sustainable Solutions for Hunger, Poverty and Climate Change’.
André is the International Director of Regeneration International. It is an organization that promotes food, farming and land use systems that regenerate and stabilize climate systems, the health of the planet and people, communities, culture and local economies, democracy and peace. Regeneration International works with numerous agricultural systems such as agroecology, organic, permaculture, ecological agriculture, holistic grazing, biological agriculture, organic agriculture and agroforestry.

He was the longest serving President of IFOAM – Organics International, the world change agent and umbrella body for the organic sector. He is currently an IFOAM Ambassador.

Unique to Farming Secrets is his Film “Poisoning Our Children” , his book “The Myths of Safe Pesticides” and his online course “Regenerative Agriculture Workshop“.

Online Course: Regenerative Agriculture Workshop

Regenerative Agriculture is now being used as a term for then many farming systems that use techniques that can increase soil organic carbon. Regeneration is far more than being sustainable. Sustainable is defined as keeping the present system stable without degrading or running it down.

Andre Leu: Poisoning Our Children

Andre Leu is an Australian organic farmer, an internationally recognised speaker, the author of ‘The Myths of Safe Pesticides’ and “Poisoning Our Children”. He was past President of IFOAM (The International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements) and presently he is the international director of Regeneration International. As a child Andre suffered from the effects of the chemicals used on the family farm and was often ill. This experience led him to become an organic farmer and for the past 40 years has worked in all areas of organic agriculture, from growing crops, pest-control, weed management, marketing and post-harvest transport to grower organisations, developing new crops and education – not only in his home country Australia, but across Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa.

Book – The Myths of Safe Pesticides

André Leu challenges conventional farming methods by refuting the myths that surround the use and understanding of pesticides. He exposes the dangers of these chemicals and advocates organic practices as the most viable for farming in the 21st Century.

Andre Leu

Do They Actually Test?

Poisoning Our Children: The Parent’s Guide to the Myths of Safe Pesticides by Andre Leu. Shows us there is a need to start reviewing pesticides and getting rid of pesticides that are endocrine disruptors, hormone disruptors that affects us.

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What Sort of Society Poisons its Children?

To help parents sort out truth from myth, André Leu, showed on his book Poisoning Our Children: The Parent’s Guide to the Myths of Safe Pesticides, it discuss how chemicals and pesticides affects the development of the body, from birth till grown man.

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