We are committed to food sovereignty and territorial autonomy of indigenous communities.
October 2017 – The objective of this project is the strengthening of the cornfield agricultural system as a space for seed conservation
July 2017 – A meeting organised in coordination with ECUARUNARI and CHIJALLTA FICI in the city of Otavalo to draw attention to and revalue maize and age-old seeds
October 2017- Sowing Sacred Seeds: Lending support to the Tisenteguipanoa group in their free-range chicken farming iniative with communities in Pajapan, Veracruz, México
September 2017- The initiative forms part of a systematic effort with regards to maize, focusing on the defense of native maize in the central valleys of Oaxaca.
2017 – We strengthen local food production processes by promoting agroecological practices and also the creation of a seed Bank
May 2017 – We recognize ourselves in maize. As the sacred book of the Maya, the Popul Vuh says, our flesh is made of maize, we are women and men of maize. It is because of this that we envisioned a powerful image of maize uniting peoples across borders and throughout Nations
WHO WE ARE
We are a collective focused on the recognitition, strengthening and distribution of the knowledge/wisdom of the traditional systems of food, maintenance and autonomy of seeds, traditional agricultural systems and local food economies.
BLOG AND NEWS
Photo Exhibit of Indigenous Corn Farmers and Protectors of the Americas at United Nations Headquarters
April 2018 – “Maize: Our Identity, Our Food” is a major traveling photo exhibit launched April 20th and on display at the entrance of the United Nations Headquarters.
Alianza Milpa at the 17th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, New York, USA.
16-27 April, 2018 – Alianza Milpa participates in the debates of the Forum and organizes a side event: “Maize: our food, our identity” where presents a current panorama of the intimate relationship between peoples of the Americas and maize.
Alianza MILPA in the 6th international UN forum about businesses and human rights, Geneva, Switzerland November 27-29, 2017 The annual United Nations Forum on
The governments agree on the contribution of traditional knowledge to the global politics of biodiversity.
The governments agree on the contribution of traditional knowledge to the global politics of biodiversity. 16th of December 2017: Delegates at the tenth meeting