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Agroecology ensures our future well-being
September 22nd, 2016

Edward Mukiibi of Slow Food Uganda appeals to young African farmers, agronomist and food activists to embrace agroecology to safeguard our future. As a young African with a farming background, like many out there, I cannot underestimate the contributions of agroecology to the sustainability of our fragile ecosystems. It is undeniable that African land is … Read moreAgroecology ensures our future well-being

Making millets matter in Madhya Pradesh
June 20th, 2016

A decline in minor millet cultivation rings true across much of India. Yet a country wide revival of this cereal crop is in motion. Farmers are again recognising and asserting the value of minor millets, a cereal crop that was once central to their culture. A group of farmers in Madhya Pradesh have taken strength … Read moreMaking millets matter in Madhya Pradesh

Life cycles: Climate change seen through indigenous worldviews
March 23rd, 2016

Adivasi communities in India have come together to collectively represent their cultural, agronomic and climatic calendar as they know it. Youth have been using the life cycle to reflect on the effects of climate change and people’s responses to it. This is a case of collective learning that reflects indigenous worldviews. Dialogue amongst the different … Read moreLife cycles: Climate change seen through indigenous worldviews