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IFAD at Terra Madre
08 October 2020

Terra Madre is the biggest international event dedicated to food, the environment, agriculture and food politics, organized by the Slow Food movement.

This year, for the 13th edition, Slow Food is calling on activists, youth, producers, chefs and other experts to contribute their ideas and energies towards creating a good, clean and fair food system for all. Terra Madre also seeks to raise awareness about the central role food plays in our cultures, our planet and our future – as the COVID-19 situation has made more clear than ever.

Terra Madre starts in October and continues until April 2021 with a mix of digital and physical events all over the world – giving voices to the local communities who are stewards of biodiversity.

IFAD and Slow Food have been partners since 2017, working together on projects related to food security, Indigenous Peoples and youth.


Welcome to Terra Madre – A greeting from Marie Haga, Associate Vice-President of IFAD

Indigenous peoples’ food systems: resilience communities dealing Covid-19 and other challenges – a storytelling relay by Indigenous youth
Africa and Asia and Oceania – 24 October 2020 – 09:00-10:00 CET
Latin America and the Caribbean – 24 October 2020 – 17:00-18:00 CET

Forest peoples’ food system facing land grabbing in the debate for conservation 
21 November 2020 – 15:00 CET

Afro descendant in the Americas: the protection of traditions and food biodiversity along centuries
12 December 2020 – 15:00 CET

Event Website

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