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Climate change and resource conflict
Rural transformation
Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Livelihoods
 
News Story
5 January 2021
Supporting and upholding indigenous food systems key to preventing the next pandemic

Traditional food systems and indigenous people's knowledge about nature must be part of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework.

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Livelihoods
 
News Story
4 December 2020
Wildlife consumption bans: the impact on local communities

Banning the consumption of wild foods can have positive impacts on nature conservation and on the decrease of zoonotic diseases. But what about communities depending on these resources to survive?

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Livelihoods
 
News Story
17 August 2020
What is the relationship between wild foods and indigenous people?

This video presentation uses stories from the field to demonstrate how indigenous communities value and use wild foods and highlight the key challenges they are facing.

Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Livelihoods
 
Publication
17 August 2020
Summary of an Introductory Discussion on Wild Foods

Read this summary of an introductory discussion on wild foods, biodiversity and livelihood arranged by one of the SIANI Expert Groups.

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Livelihoods
 
News Story
15 July 2020
What’s your wild food story? Contribute to our online campaign!

Let the world know about your connection with indigenous food, biodiversity and livelihoods!

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Livelihoods
 
News Story
11 May 2020
Making forest wonders work for nutrition, biodiversity and livelihoods

Our new Expert Group consolidates the knowledge about wild foods in Asia and links it with relevant policy arenas on food security, poverty reduction and sustainable forest management.

Rural transformation
 
Blog Post
29 April 2018
Food biodiversity: The bottomless well of innovation

Biodiversity loss narrows down the possibilities we have to discover innovative solutions to a sustainable food system. It reduces our chances to succeed.

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
 
Blog Post
18 September 2017
Indigenous food: More than taste buds tingling

Promoting traditional food cultures like the Sámi one is not about putting them into some outdoor museum or treating them like mere folklore. It is about learning from creativity, which grew from the need of self-sufficiency and subsistence in a harsh climate, it is about making the best use of the richness of knowledge and ideas for new-old trends, like nose-to-tail cooking or foraging.