Concerned over the development of genetically modified organisms, Burkina Faso’s civil society and the Citizens’ Collective for Agroecology are mobilizing with an online petition and a major march in Ouagadougou against GMOs. Burkina Faso has been a laboratory for research and the development of biotechnologies for a decade: From Bt cotton (a variety that produces …
Migrant cuisine: 100 grams of passion and a sprinkle of instinct
There will be a large number of communities taking part in the 2018 Migranti Film Festival, from India, Peru, the Dominican Republic, Romania, Morocco, Mexico, Nigeria, and Senegal. Aprons and cutlery at the ready, we will all share traditional recipes and what we know about where they come from. Let’s get to know some of the people whom we will meet in Pollenzo during the four days of the festival.
Freda Chale: A Shining Light in Tanzanian Gastronomy
Growing up in a small village in Tanzania is not easy, especially as a girl. But nothing is impossible when faced with strength and belief. Growing up in the village of Machame during the 1940s and ‘50s, Freda would walk 6 km to school, the first steps on a journey which later led her to establish …
The Balkans United Through Food and Farming
The fifth edition of Terra Madre Balkans has successfully come to a close. Over 100 delegates from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, FYR Macedonia, Romania, and Serbia came together at the European Parliament in Brussels on May 22-23 to represent the diverse potential of the Balkans.