|Title||Rescuing our maize: Building a network|
|Contributor||Farming Matters Magazine, ILEIA- centre for learning on sustainable agriculture|
|Author||Jaime Morales Hernández|
|Content||A network of communities in West-Central Mexico has rescued its traditional landraces of maize. This experience shows that the benefits of defending an ancestral good is not only limited to regaining cultural identity and agrobiodiversity. The defence of native maize has become a space where old and new knowledge redefined
agriculture and where people achieved food sovereignty, technical autonomy, and a new sense of community.
|Type of initiative||Article|