The Food Journey, held over three sessions in September, allowed participants to delve deep into the history and travels of food, plants, people and traditions, drawing on the knowledge and experience of all taking part.
Constanza Monterrubio Solís, Mama D Ujuaje, Gary Martin and Merelyn Valdivia Díaz shared their journeys and the transformative experiences which sculpted and informed the approaches they now take with food issues they engage with. Through the lenses of biocultural heritage, critical food advocacy, Community Centred Knowledge, local product commercialisation and Farmer Field Schools, our speakers weaved stories and experiences which sit at the intersections of justice, power and resilience.
In the first event of the GEN In Conversation Series, Octaviana Valenzuela Trujillo, Wangui wa Kamonji and Camille Barton shared their lived experiences of coloniality, whilst unpacking the current opportunity we are faced with: to re-consider the path we have been on as a global community and sow seeds to create the more beautiful world our hearts know is possible.
In this 1.5-2 hour workshop, we explored in an embodied way various forms of justice that we have (not) experienced to understand what underpins them, and together moved towards building an understanding of regenerative justice.
Help protect the lives of those who take care of the Amazon forest. An urgent plea to support the Ashaninka in the fight against COVID-19. The Ashaninka for the Forest Peoples' campaign starts on July 2nd.
Dr. Egleé Zent, who leads the "No one should die of malaria today" project, hears exciting news about the ongoing effects of the nets and malarial treatment medications delivered to remote communities in Venezuela.