Conference on ‘slow food’ kicks off in Meghalaya

eventThe Indigenous Terra Madre conference (ITM 2015), where more than 600 delegates representing 140 tribes from 58 countries have gathered, was launched last week in Meghalaya.

The event celebrated the food cultures of various indigenous communities while bringing them on a common platform for exchange of ideas, good practices and experiences. Forty one villages from Meghalaya co-hosted the event from November 3-7.

The event, which is also called International Mei-Ramew 2015, which means Mother Earth in the local Khasi language, reflected on evolving food and agro ecological issues of indigenous people.

Read about the event in Down To Earth and on the event website