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 […]

Indigenous Voice on Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty

Many may not know them, but there are several indigenous communities seeking to revitalize indigenous peoples’ food systems and thereby define the food and agriculture of their choice; these are the real champions and stewards of agrobiodiversity. The Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty is being established to seek out such groups. It is […]

Biodiversity and agricultural sustainagility: from assessment to adaptive management.

Authors:  Jackson, L., Noordwijk, M.,  van,Bengtsson, J., Foster, W. Lipper, L., Pulleman, M.,  Said, M. , Snaddon, J. , Vodouhe, R.   Citation:  Jackson, L. et al. 2010. Biodiversity and agricultural sustainagility: from assessment to adaptive management.   Abstract:  Rapid changes in land use, food systems, and livelihoods require social–ecological systems that keep multiple options […]

"We Can Make Malnutrition History," WFP Head Says

Leading experts on nutrition, gathered in a world-famous museum in the heart of Rome, heard that the world was now at a tipping point where it had the scientific understanding and know-how to come together to make malnutrition history……Read the full article