Forest peoples’ food systems and the threat of land grabbing

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Bra, Italy

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November 21st at 15:00 in your time zone

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A forum to raise public awareness of the consequences that the “conservationist” approach to forests has for the people that live there, and to show how indigenous peoples have lived in harmony with nature, protecting it effectively.

There are lots of examples to focus on: the Ogiek and Senwger peoples of Kenya; the Benet people in Uganda; the Melayu and Dayak peoples of Indonesia; the Juruna of Brazil; the Chinantla, Totonacos and Nahua peoples of Mexico. Representatives of these indigenous peoples dialog with experts from around the world who work in the field.

Moderator: Winnie Sengwer from Sengwer Pure Honey Slow Food Community, Kenya


  • Clare Orono, member of the Ogiek Honey Slow Food Presidium, Kenya and spokesperson of Ogiek Youth Traditional Food Custodians Slow Food Community
  • Imanhul Huda, spokesperson of Food biodiversity and culture of Kapuas Hulu Slow Food Community, Indonesia
  • Murilho Juruna, spokesperson of the Slow Food Community for the Promotion of the Mandioca of the Juruna Km 30 People, Brazil
  • Milka Chepkorir, Sengwer Community and member of CLAN (Community Land Action Now), Kenya

The event will be available in English and Portuese.

If you missed the event, you can watch it again in Portuguese

Organized by IFAD, the Slow Food Youth Network and Slow Food.

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Event languages: EN, PT

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