Indigenous Terra Madre – International Mei Ramew: Daily Digestive 6 November 2015

ITM 2015 Daily Digest – 6 November. All photographs: Rahul Kumar, Sally Ride, Amanda Larimai, Eleazer Chyne/NESFAS

This last edition of the Indigenous Terra Madre 2015 Daily Digestive provides excerpts of the village visits that took place on 6 November and of the food festival that took place on 7 November, written by the local and international university students and graduates who volunteered their time to provide the coverage of the multitude […]

Indigenous Terra Madre – International Mei Ramew: Daily Digestive 5 November 2015

ITM 2015 Daily Digest – 4 November. All photographs: Rahul Kumar, Sally Ride, Amanda Larimai/NESFAS

Day three of the Indigenous Terra Madre – International Mei Ramew conference was a day of diverging opinions and reactions to both panelists and sessions. Issues included the role of women in the future of food, storytelling “as a process of reclaiming culture” and agroecology as an intercultural practice. In this Thursday 5 November edition , there is an attempt to address both the controversies and complimentary stories captured during the day, both by farmers and their allies.

Indigenous Terra Madre – International Mei Ramew: Daily Digestive 4 November 2015

ITM 2015 Daily Digest – 4 November. All photographs: Rahul Kumar, Sally Ride, Amanda Larimai/NESFAS

Read here the second Daily Digestive from the second day of the Indigenous Terra Madre – International Mei Ramew, now taking place in Shillong, India. The daily digestives are looking into the unique messages and aspects this event and its participants are bringing out every day, reflecting the findings and “futures people want”.

Indigenous Terra Madre – International Mei Ramew: Daily Digestive 3 November 2015

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PAR is participating this week in the second Indigenous Terra Madre or International Mei Ramew in Shillong, India. Together with a range of partners we have an Exhibition on Agrobiodiversity in North-east India. The PAR Coordinator is a panelist in a session on agroecology and agrobiodiversity on day 3, 5 November 2015. Each day, the organisers of the meeting are preparing a daily digestive which we will make available through this website. The daily digestives are looking into the unique messages and aspects this event and its participants are bringing out every day, reflecting the findings and “futures people want”. Read the 3 November Daily Digestive.

Exhibition: Agrobiodiversity in North-east India

This lady from Arunachal Pradesh, India, is using a small knife to cut rice panicles and is depositing them in the basket in her back. This photo was taken during a National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR, ICAR) exploration mission in 2012. Photo credit: Somnath Roy

The Platform for Agrobiodiversity Research, together with Bioversity International, NESFAS, the MSSRF, LI-BIRD, the Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty and NBPGR are pleased to invite you to visit the exhibition they are organizing on “Agrobiodiversity in North-east India” to take place at the Cultural Centre of the North East Hill University (NEHU) campus, Shillong, India, during the Indigenous Terra Madre – International Mei-Ramew Conference from 3-7 November 2015.

International Symposium on Biodiversity and Edible Wild Species, 1-4 November 2015, Antalya, Turkey

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This  scientific program will cover all related aspects of  wild medicinal and aromatic plants, wild edible plants (including herbs and fruits used for foods), edible wild mushrooms and edible insects. This international symposium will provide a platform  biodiversity and foods, conservation of wild edible diversity, sustainable utilization, nutritional values,  processing and post-harvest activities  for food, […]