The following list highlights core topics for the Indigenous Terra Madre network and shows how indigenous communities may benefit from the Slow Food network, keeping in mind that they are all interconnected in a holistic approach:

Preventing land and resources grabbing by developing local food economies and networking

Fighting climate change by preserving agro-biodiversity with indigenous resource management systems

Networking and awareness rising: institutional support, communication, fundraising and events


More from the 2011 event in Jokkmokk:



Download the Indigenous Terra Madre logo



Here you can find two TEDx talks that youth representatives from the North East Slow Food & Agrobiodiversity Soceity (NESFAS) in India participated in and one TEDx talk by a representative from Thailand:



The Shillong Declaration (A living document based on the session held at ITM 2015 Shillong, Meghalaya, North East India):

To know more about our activities, we prepared a playlist where you can find (in this order):

– Examples of ITM and Slow Food activities on the ground;

– Carlo Petrini’s speech at the Indigenous Peoples’ Forum at IFAD;

– Interviews with ITM members on key topics (land grabbing, youth, indigenous enterprises, etc.)

– More video of ITM events and Terra Madre made by network members and organizers



How to develop projects with Slow Food, such as Ark of Taste, Presidia, Chef Alliance, Earth Markets and more.

UNDRIP – United Nation Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – ENGESPFRARUS

ILO Convention 169 – Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169)

What is the Free Prior and Informed Consent? FAOIFAD

What are the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure?

Indigenous Peoples at IFAD and Indigenous Peoples Assistance Facility

The Traditional Knowledge Advantage – Indigenous peoples’ knowledge in climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies

IFAD and Slow Food” project and partnership

International Land Coalition – Secure Territorial Rights for Indigenous Peoples

Funding Opportunities for Indigenous Peoples at UN level – Participate to events and develop projects

Indigenous Peoples at the UN – useful links

IFAD’s Indigenous Peoples Glossary/Glossaire sur les peuples autochtones/Glosario sobre los pueblos indígenas

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