Diverse, local, indigenous: Pathways for food security and conservation

Diverse, local, indigenous: Pathways for food security and conservation

TV Studio 4
High-level panel - Auditorium
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
10:35 to 11:35

The panel will discuss policies and good practices for conservation and the preservation of biodiversity while enhancing food security and nutritious and diverse diets in developing countries, based on local varieties and production. Special attention shall be given to inputs and the role of local communities and indigenous groups in this context. Panellists will discuss how the pressure on land, from food production and other factors, can be managed locally and supported by public policy and development cooperation.

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Key points

WWF Report "Faming with biodiversity"  : https://www.wwf.nl/globalassets/pdf/farming-with-biodiversity_wwf-report-2021_spreads.pdf
Knowledge Centre for Global Food and Nutrition Security, specific section on agroecology https://knowledge4policy.ec.europa.eu/global-food-nutrition-security/topic/agroecology_en
Publication "Agroecological practices supporting food production and reducing food insecurity in developing countries" https://knowledge4policy.ec.europa.eu/publication/agroecological-practices-supporting-food-production-reducing-food-ins

Contact Session organiser

Please feel free to send an email to the following address

aline.dabek@europarl.europa.eu

Organised by

Speakers

Moderator
Susan DABBOUS
Freelance Journalist
Hindou OUMAROU IBRAHIM
President of the Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad
Sherine OMONDI
EDD Young Leader, Kenya
Marc TARABELLA
Member of the Committee on Development,
European Parliament
Jocelyn G. BROWN HALL
Deputy Representative for Africa
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Nachilala NKOMBO
WWF Zambia
Charles GOERENS
Member of the Committee on Development,
European Parliament