The Jokkmokk Agreement.

The Jokkmokk Agreement was crafted by Indigenous Peoples from Africa, the Americas, Russia, Arctic, Asia, Oceania and Europe at a conference in Jokkmokk, Sapmi, Sweden, June 17th – 19th 2011. The Terre Madre brings together those players in the food chain who together support sustainable agriculture, fishing, and breeding with the goal of preserving taste […]

Conference: Agro biodiversity and the food sovereignty – Pamir, Tajikistan

Report on the international conference on Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty which took place in Pamir, Takikistan, on 5th-6th-7th June 2011.
Over 50 participants among scientists, farmers, representatives of local communities and of public and international organizations, state authorities from Mountain – Badahshan Autonomous Region of Republic Tajikistan, discussed the ways to cope with the threats that are damaging and reducing biodiversity in order to preserve it.

CBD Secretariat Invites Submissions on Impacts of Biofuels on Biodiversity.

Agricultural biodiversity: biofuels and biodiversity Experiences and results from assessments of the impacts of biofuel production and use on biodiversity and impacts on biodiversity that affect related socioeconomic condition. In accordance with Decision X/37 of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the CBD Secretariat has invited submissions on experiences […]

Healing the soil with agriculture

From the Nourishing the planet blog’s What works series comes an interesting article  about “Healing the soil with agriculture”. Find out about how Farmer-Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR), agroforestry and conservation tillage are contributing to improving soil fertility. Read the full article

Food security experts invite your input on climate change study

A proposal for a new study on the effects of climate change on nutrition and food security, driven by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE), a subsidiary of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), was released this week. The study […]

Indigenous Food Festival – The Healthy Food of Indigenous

Participatory video by InsightShare on the local communities of Karen Village and on the Indigenous Food Festival in Chiang Mai, Thailand, as parto of an Indigenous Partnership project.