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Indigenous peoples defend Earth’s biodiversity—but they’re in danger

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Originally published in National Geographic ORIENTE REGION, ECUADOR Pushed forward by a chugging long-tail motor, an old dugout canoe carries us down the languorous Conambo River, a tributary of the Amazon, at the western edge of Ecuador’s Oriente region. We spend the … Continue reading

INDIGENOUS FOOD SYSTEM: A BULWARK AGAINST FOOD INSECURITY

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On the way to the world famous Sohra lay the village of Sohrarim, which as claimed by its residents, was the original location of the now famed tourist destination. The village has one of the oldest Churches in the region … Continue reading

A cultural heritage under threat and under valued

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Originally published: Committee on World Food Security CFS44 “Indigenous people believe that Man belongs to the World; civilized people believe that the World belongs to Man.” Daniel Quinn There are only 370 million indigenous peoples in this world. And they safeguard … Continue reading

Move on and diversify…

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Khasi children Meghalaya

Originally published: Committee on World Food Security CFS44 Once upon a time… Many countries were hard struck with famine. It was an evil situation. Many people starved and died.  But we were rescued by a revolution that helped these and many … Continue reading

What would a woman do?

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Khasi Woman

Originally published: Committee on World Food Security CFS44   “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world” is a popular saying by Marilyn Monroe. How about we give a woman the right tools so she can fix … Continue reading

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In search of a better life…

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migration and youth

When the grass looks greener on the other side, it is not only hard to resist, but it can also make life easier when we reach it. Human migration is a trend that can be traced back 2 million years in history. … Continue reading

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