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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

Traditional Knowledge Holder of Laitsohpliah

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Kong Slibon Nongrum of Laitsohpliah, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, was a renowned indigenous knowledge holder recognised by NESFAS over the last 5 years of their work for ITM 2015 . She passed away at the age of 83 on the … Continue reading

The Deceiving Taste: Agrobiodiversity and Cultural Values under pressure at 1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress

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TIP & NESFAS PARTICIPATE AT THE 1st INTERNATIONAL AGROBIODIVERSITY CONGRESS (AIC) on SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, POLICY AND PARTNERSHIP The  1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress (AIC) is underway from the 6th to 9th November 2016 in New Delhi, organised by the Indian Society … Continue reading

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

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INDIGENOUS PARTNERSHIP FOR AGROBIODIVERSITY & FOOD SOVEREIGNTY (TIP) and NESFAS celebrated the United Nation’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous People by vowing continued support for the well-being of the communities they work in. “We will not achieve the Sustainable … Continue reading