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24 Apr 2019
The Eigtheenth Session of the United Nations Permanant Forum on Indigenus Issues is now avialbale online. The session is taking place from the 22 April – 3 May 2019 at the United Nations HQ NYC. 
05 Apr 2019
During the Islamic Development Banks 44th Annual meeting took place on the 3rd to 6th April 2019 in Marrakesh, Morocco, FAO co-hosted a side event titled “How Indigenous Youth Integrate Traditional Knowledge, Innovation and Technology”    “Without indigenous peoples, we will not achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly, the Zero Hunger Goal. Indigenous food systems and indigenous traditional knowledge have survived hundreds and sometimes thousands of years, therefore they may have today some of the answers of tomorrow” emphasizes Yon Fernandez de Larrinoa, Leader of the FAO Indigenous peoples team during the event. Indigenous Peoples Traditional knowledge is disappearing at an alarming rate...
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...