Kenya is your home There is only one way to truly understand Slow Food communities. Words are not enough, and even photos and videos do not reveal the soul. We must meet the protagonists in person: the women, men, elderly and children who testify to the power of belonging to a global network. These are …
There was 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. Let’s get to know some of the people whom we met in Pollenzo during the four days of the festival. Here the story of Fatimata.
Slow Food has no hesitation in condemning the violent Actions of the government of Israel, just as it condemns any form of violence on every side (in line with its policy of non-violence which it has long upheld around the globe), and asks the whole world to mobilize to guarantee the Palestinian people the freedom to live in peace, to cultivate their land and to raise their children according to give their children a safe and secure future.
If controlling access to food means controlling the destiny of humanity, from today the most powerful player worldwide is not a government or a coalition of States, but a single multinational corporation, Bayer, after acquiring the infamous Monsanto. Slow Food and other environmental and civil society organizations have been warning about this for two years, and it happened in the end. In fact, until yesterday, Bayer was a German pharmaceutical chemical giant. As of today, it is also the world’s largest group in the field of seeds, chemical fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides.
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. Let’s get to know some of the people whom we will meet in Pollenzo during the four days of the festival. Here the story of Dulce Chan Cab. Though she has lived in Italy for 20 years, she is originally from Mexico and has vivid memories of the Mayan culture in which she was immersed from an early age.
It’s raining salt in Central Asia. For three days, the west of Uzbekistan and the north of Turkmenistan have been hit by a violent storm of salt and sand that has damaged crops, caused serious problems for livestock farms and created significant respiratory problems for the local people. This is not the first time, but this time the storm is particularly aggressive, the affected area is particularly vast and in some places the maximum concentration of dust in the air is six times higher than normal. Acting in time on the causes of climate change is the only way to protect our future and the future of our planet.