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20 Sep 2019
The Expert Seminar will gather more than 40 speakers including representatives from indigenous peoples, Goverments, universities, research centers and international organizations.  Join the webcast here! The Expert Seminar on Traditional Knowledge and Indigenous Peoples’ Fisheries in the Arctic Region will take place in FAO Headquarters (Rome) on Semptember 23 and 24. It will bring together Indigenous experts, fishers, researchers and other stakeholders from the region to share perspectives and exchange experiences on traditional knowledge and Indigenous peoples’ fisheries in...
05 Aug 2019
Over centuries, indigenous peoples have devised ingenious and dynamic ways of managing their constantly evolving territories that have allowed them to inhabit the same land and preserve the natural resources making them available for future generations. Today there are more than 370 million indigenous people, speaking more than 4000 languages and living in 90 countries across the world.  However, nowadays indigenous peoples are in the frontline of the worst impacts of climate change as they live in climate change exposed ecosystems such as the artic, low-lying islands, tropical forests or high mountains.  The first High Level Expert Seminar on Indigenous Food...
16 Jul 2019
The FAO indigenous peoples team invites you to participate in the online consultation to finalize the Voluntary Guidelines on Food Systems and Nutrition. These Voluntary Guidelines are developed by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), an inclusive intergovernmental platform to ensure food security and nutrition for all. More information (here). The CFS approved through a similar process the Voluntary Guidelines of Land tenure (VGGTs).
15 Jul 2019
Indigenous youth from Indonesia, India and Mexico visited FAO headquarters to present the outcomes of the hard work they are doing at local level to revitalize their communities’ indigenous food systems. As part of The Indigenous Partnership Fellowship Program 2019, Chenxiang Marak from the Garo matriarchal community of North East India; Nofri Yani from Maningkabau matriarchal community of West Sumatra, Indonesia; Merrysha Nongrum from the Khasi matriarchal community of the North East India, and Edgar Monte Borges, from...
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