Indigenous Terra Madre (ITM) is an international festival of the world’s indigenous food communities, who gather to share their experiences and examples on promoting sustainable food systems, which are more socially, economically and culturally just – where wellbeing comes from connectedness with each other.
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Indigenous Terra Madre Conference Brings People Together Around Vitality and Sustainability of Food Systems
From November 3rd to the 7th, 2015, in the capital city of Shillong in Meghalaya, India, the second international gathering Indigenous Terra Madre (ITM) will bring together Indigenous people from all over the world to network and share knowledge about food, nutrition, and biocultural diversity.
On Wednesday, noted Agro-ecologist from Mexico, Dr. Francesco J Rosado May, who is touring the villages of Meghalaya and Nagaland and will be in India until August 31, addressed an audience at the Meghalaya Basin Development Authority premises.
Speaking of Agro-ecology, Dr. Rosado May said the natural ecosystem has a structure and function and the interaction of the parts is what creates the ecosystem such as the nutrient cycles, energy flow and water cycle etc.
The city’s Sikh community has offered to invite all delegates of the forthcoming International Mei-Ramew to a “langar” (community feast) – where the values of sharing, inclusiveness and oneness of humankind are practiced.
With the occasion of the World Indigenous Day 2015 scheduled for Sunday, NESFAS (North East Slow Food &Agro-biodiversity Society) Lecture series beings the countdown to Indigenous Terra Madre (ITM) 2015 in collaboration with The Indigenous Partnership for Agro-biodiversity and Food Sovereignty (Rome) organized an academic gathering hosted in Shillong and anchored by the presentation of internationally renowned specialist Dr. Harriet Kuhnlein titled Biodiversity and Indigenous Peoples’ Food Systems and Security.
“We in NESFAS and The Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty (TIP) acknowledge and therefore promote communities and societies that have been founded on the matriarchal values of nurturing, sharing, non-violent social structures and gender equality. We believe that … Continue reading
NESFAS participated at the North East Innovators Meet and Technology Innovation Entrepreneurship (TIE) Expo 2019, from the 28th February to 2nd March 2019, at NEHU Convocation Hall, Shillong. The event was organized to mark the occasion of National Science Day … Continue reading
NESFAS took part at the “Pungzm” Millet Festival on the 1st and 2nd February 2019 at Longding HQ, Arunachal Pradesh. The Tirap Community Resource Management Society under the aegis of the NERCORMP Society, along with the Wancho Cultural Society, organized … Continue reading
Job Vacancy at NESFAS Communications Personnel required for REC Foundation funded project “No One Shall Be Left Behind Initiative: Biodiversity for Food, Nutrition and Energy Security for 3000 Households in Meghalaya and Nagaland, North East India”. NESFAS encourages young people … Continue reading
Call for internship for interested candidates in the Eri Weaves sector of NESFAS The main objective of this internship is to expose the students of design and related discipline to a professional set up and build cadres of entrepreneurs by … Continue reading