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Complete with news, resources, campaigns and an interactive online seed map, is a valuable teaching & advocacy tool and reference point on seeds, biodiversity, and food.Using Google Map technology, the virtual map chronicles hundreds of case studies that bring critical food issues to life…

Yale Food Systems Symposium, 18-19 October, 2013

The parallel forces of urbanization and globalization are transforming our planet. They are bringing unprecedented changes to food production and distribution, livelihoods, communities, and the environment. While the pace of this transformation presents significant challenges to the creation of just and sustainable food systems, it may also create powerful opportunities: to support ecological stewardship, promote […]

1st Africa Food security conference​: Harnessing Ecosystem based Approaches for Food Security and Adaptation to climate change

With the shift towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after 2015, approaches that serve multiple purposes and provide cross-cutting benefits will be required. Achieving food security is unmanageable without adaptation to climate change measures and practices that not only support farmers in producing enough food to meet people’s nutritional […]

Do your efforts engage and impact local custodians of agrobiodiversity?

Simran Sethi is writing a book on the loss of agrobiodiversity through our food chain and would be delighted to hear from you

Training course on Food Systems: from agronomy to human health

3-7 Sept, 2012, Cotonou, Benin. The partners of the EU-ACP project on “Building human and institutional capacity for enhancing the conservation and use of Neglected and Underutilized Species of crops in West Africa, and Eastern and Southern Africa” are inviting young scientists in Benin, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria or Senegal to apply for a Training course […]

Chepang Food Culture: Contribution of Wild Edible and Neglected Plant Species

Chepangs are an indigenous ethnic group living in central and southern Nepal. Amongst the agricultural systems practiced, shifting cultivation.  Chepangs live in the proximity of forests, depending upon it for food and other livelihood needs. This publication brings together the traditional knowledge of the Chepang people regarding the wild edible and neglected plant species. Similarly, […]