8th Annual Indigenous and Traditional Food Fair 2018

From: Oct. 19, 2018 To Oct. 19, 2018

The 8th Annual Indigenous and traditional food fair 2018 is being organised to showcase the socio-economic and cultural value of indigenous and traditional food and seed systems as well as their potential to preserve agrobiodiversity and combat hunger. The theme for this year’s food fair is; Indigenous and traditional food and seed systems, preserving agricultural biodiversity, ending hunger. This food fair theme is in support of the World Food Day 2018 theme, “Working for Zero Hunger” and the International Day for Biological Diversity 2018. The theme is also in support of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2 to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture. It contributes to targets on maintaining genetic diversity of seeds and plants. This event is being organised by PELUM Uganda.