Description

The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and Royal Botanic Gardens Kew are hosting a four-part virtual workshop about Indigenous Peoples’ food systems, biocultural heritage and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

This virtual workshop will bring together a range of actors, including UK academics from humanities and botanical sciences, agri-food sectors, action-researchers, indigenous experts and FAO. It aims to enable equitable dialogue between diverse actors and disciplines.

The results will be used to advocate the importance of Indigenous food systems for biodiversity conservation, climate resilience, food security and the SDGs, in global policy processes.

Four webinars will be held:

  1. Opening keynotes & Potato Park (Peru) – Friday, 9 October 2020, 11.00–14.30 BST (30 min break at 12.30)
  2. Indigenous Food Systems in China, India and Kenya – Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 11.00-13.00 BST
  3. Co-creating Research Agendas – Wednesday, 14 October, 2020, 11.00-13.00 BST
  4. Exploring Research Methods – Thursday, 15 October, 11.00–14.15 BST

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