Canadian University Partners with Indian Research Foundation for Agrobiodiversity Initiative

In partnership with the University of Alberta , Canada, the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (Center for Research on Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development) has secured funding for a 42-month long research project to explore the effectiveness of agrobiodiverity initiatives in addressing poverty and malnutrition in three regions of India. The Hindu, an Indian newspaper, reports […]

The first Global Conference of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI)

The first Global Conference of IPSI, consisting of the Assembly, Public Forum, and the Steering Committee meeting, was held in Aichi, Japan, 10-11 March 2011. The IPSI, an international platform launched at the Tenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), facilitates the implementation of activities identified […]

Mawphlang Agrobiodiversity and Food Festival Film

The Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty and Slow Food International together with the Khasi Jainta Presbyterian Assembly (KJP) are happy to present the Mawphlang Agrobiodiversity and Food Festival documentary. The Mawphlang Agrobiodiversity and Food Festival, held on 17 November 2010, was sponsored by the Indigenous Partnership and hosted by the William Lewis Boys’ […]

Indigenous Partnership: Supporting a Global Food Transformation

The Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty has recently published the Scoping Report (2.78 MB PDF), from its three-day scoping workshop held in Pisaq, (Cusco) Peru. This report is a record of the decision-making process.

The Indigenous Partnership takes Root: Lessons from Cusco

In May 2010, the Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty began to plant seeds and take root. It recently revealed a visual record of the Scoping Workshop, a three-day meeting held in Pisaq, Cusco, Peru. This Photo Story is a visual record of the process through which the group met, discussed and worked through […]

Indigenous Partnership Hosts its First Food and Agrobiodiversity Festival

On Wednesday, 17 November 2010 the Rome-based Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty sponsored its first Food Festival showcasing the agro-biodiversity of the Khasi-Jaintia Hills of Mawphlang in India. The Food Festival was organised by William Boy’s Home of Mawphlang and co-hosted by the Khasi Jaintia Presbyterian Assembly in the sprawling meadows where the […]