TIP raises the Indigenous Peoples Food System Flag at the International Agrobiodiversity Congress

TIP raises the Indigenous Peoples Food System Flag at the 2nd International Agrobiodiversity Congress. Capturing key summation statements by Phrang Roy, Coordinator, TIP

The Indigenous Partnership (TIP) was a partner and collaborator at the 2nd International Agrobiodiversity Congress, convened online by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, CGIAR and the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT, and other partner organizations from the 15th to the 18th of November 2021. TIP along with the FAO raised the flag for the vertical on Indigenous Peoples which made up the agenda along with other tracks like Eat Grow Save Talks, Innovation Challenge, various Round tables, Scientific Symposium and Awards.

The Agrobiodiversity Congress was a follow up to the first physical session that happened in New Delhi, India in 2016 and aims to be an inclusive, interactive, and action-oriented event, creating a platform to foster dialogue and identify solutions to transform food systems through the use and conservation of agrobiodiversity. After the inaugural day on the next three days of the conference highlighted one of three Congress commitments to agrobiodiversity: Eat (Consumption), Grow (Production), and Save (Conservation) (