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Oaxaca Biodiversity of Native Seeds Gathering

The Oaxaca Biodiversity of Native Seeds Gathering will be held November 23-24, 2018.

Symposium of the 8th Agrobiodiversity Fair, Oaxaca 2018

Date: November 23, 2018

Place: Ethnobotanical Garden, Centro (Downtown), Oaxaca

Audience: Farmers that exhibit their seeds at the fair, researchers, scholars and general public.

Time

Activity

Speaker

9:00 – 9:30

Registration

 

9:30 – 10:00

Ceremony of permission request “authorization from the land owner”

Guest community to be determined

10:00 – 10:30

Fair of agrobiodiversity, origin, development and future.

Flavio Aragón Cuevas, MS
INIFAP, Oaxaca

10:30 – 11:00

Impact of the agricultural biodiversity fair in the conservation of plant genetic resources.

CONABIO TBA

11:00- 11:45

Video: “La milpa” - plot of land where a groups of crops are used in rotation (conjoint project of CONABIO)

Edelmira Linares, MS

11:45 -12:00

Break

 

12:00-13:00

History of the agricultural biodiversity preservation in México

Rafael Ortega Pakzca, PhD
UACH

13:00- 14:00

Importance, needs and  perspectives of the agricultural biodiversity preservation

Hugo Perales, PhD
ECOSUR

14:00 – 16:00

Lunch

 

16:00- 16:30

Video: Milpas in Michoacán and Chihuahua

Marta Astier, PhD and Edelmira Linares, MS

16:30 -17:00

The quelites in México. Leafy greens related to amaranth (Amaranthaceae – Chenopodiaceae)

Edelmira Linares, MS and Robert Bye, PhD

17:00 – 17:30

Diversification of the milpa

Adolfo Ocampo Guzmán

17:30- 19:00

Discussion on the experiences from trade and marketing of native corn

 

19:00 – 19:30

Poster exhibition and awards

Jonathan Barbieri

19:30 – 21:00

Diner: “A culinary experience, based on native corn”

Cooperative of Chefs and Matrons

Agrobiodiversity of Native Crops Fair

Date: November 24, 2018

Place: Ejido Unión Zapata, Tlacolula, Oaxaca

Audience: Farmers that exhibit their seeds at the fair, researchers, scholars and general public.

9:00 – 10:00     Breakfast of traditional foods given by the community

10:00 – 11:00   Calenda, native welcoming dance

11:00 – 14:00   Exhibitions of native crops and seed exchange/purchase. Example of traditional foods made from different native seeds.

14:00 – 15:30   Lunch of traditional foods given by the community

15:30 – 17:00  Exhibitions of native crops and seed exchange/purchase. Award to farmers with the set of seeds with most agricultural biodiversity

17:00               End of program