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Building resilience through Indigenous food systems

22 Nov 2021

At COP26 in Glasgow, Indigenous Quechua farmers from the Potato Park in Peru and Mijikenda farmers from the Rabai sacred Kaya forest landscape (Kenya) shared their enormous wisdom about resilient crops, farming practices and nutritious foods. Watch a full recording of the event.

This event, organised by IIED, Asociacion ANDES (Peru), Kenya Forestry Research Institute and Nourish Scotland on 8th November 2021, was livestreamed direct from the Potato Park and Rabai communities. It enabled elders, women and youth in the high Andes and coastal Kenya to interact directly with COP26 participants and with each other.