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08 Mar 2019
FAO and the Samburu Women Trust launched the regional Photography Contest “Indigenous Women and Food Security in Africa”. The objective was to make the different ways in which indigenous women contribute to food security and the economic and social development of their communities visible.
22 Feb 2019
Representatives from 18 countries partipated in the Regional Dialogue of Indigenous Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean to exchange knowledge and experiences to reduce the impact of climate change in the region.  More information: http://www.fao.org/nicaragua/noticias/detail-events/es/c/1180933/  
12 Nov 2018
Indigenous Food systems and indigenous traditional knowledge have survived hundreds and sometimes thousands of years, therefore they may have some of the answers we are looking for, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.  FAO considers indigenous and tribal peoples as fundamental actors in the fight against poverty, hunger and all other forms of malnutrition, as well as in the promotion of sustainable agriculture practices," Graziano da Silva said in a keynote speech wrapping up High-Level Expert Seminar on Indigenous Food Systems held to explore how to build on traditional knowledge to achieve Zero Hunger. Failing to grasp and support...
30 Oct 2018
Under the framework of the Global Campaign for the Empowerment of Indigenous Women for Zero Hunger, FAO and Samburu Women Trust launch the Photo Contest “How do indigenous women contribute to food security?.” We invite indigenous women from Africa to participate in this initiative that seeks to highlight the different ways in which indigenous women contribute to food security and to the economic and social development of their communities. Objective We want to make the contributions and challenges of indigenous women visible in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger. Rules All indigenous women from Africa can participate without age limit. Entries start...
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