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Ateliers / Séminaires | Alimentation/ agriculture, Justice / Politique / Démocratie / Activisme / Migrations


Le 26 janvier 2021


4:30 pm - 6:30 pm [Paris Time UTC+1]
Hôtel 71
© Josh Withers - Unsplash
© Josh Withers - Unsplash

This seminar is the result of close collaboration between the École Urbaine de Lyon and Health of Mother Earth Foundation, an NGO founded in Nigeria by Nnimmo Bassey - the guest of honor of this 3rd edition of "At the School of the Anthropocene" . HOMEF is focused on “unearthing the systemic roots (social, political and economic factors) of environmental and food challenges” in order to restore memory and dignity towards a life in harmony with the planet Earth.

Food, extractivism, ecology : three thematic sections of a general issue. From the particular issue of agriculture, food and food sovereignty, through the colonial heritage in the management of resources, to the analyses of the notion of green colonialism. These meetings and discussions between various actors from various horizons are an attempt to highlight the exhaustion of natural resources and the mesh between their contemporary management and the colonial heritage.

SESSION 1 - Who feeds the planet? 

With :
Mamadou Goïta (Mali), socio-economist of development, engineer, CEO of the Institute for Research and Promotion of Alternatives in Development (IRPAD).
Arthur Grimonpont
(France), engineer specializing in territory development and Co-Founder of Greniers d’abondance
Muriel Mambrini-Doudet (France), biologist, Center for Interdisciplinary Research (CRI)
Mariam Mayet (South-Africa), director of the African Center for Biosafety

Co-hosted by :
Nnimmo Bassey (Nigéria) architect, poet, activist and founder of Health of Mother Earth Foundation
Lucas Tiphine (France), PhD, École urbaine de Lyon

In collaboration with Health of Mother Earth Foundation

Part of the seminar « Tackling the roots of exploitation of natural resources : Food, Extractivism, Ecology »:
Session 2 : « PLANTATION AND EXTRACTIVISM » - january 27 2021 / 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm [Paris Time UTC+1]
Session 3 : « GREEN COLONIALISM » -  january 28 2021 / 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm [Paris Time UTC+1]

languages ​​available for this sequence: English / French

Video of the session 1 (english version) - Part 1

Video of the session 1 (english version) - Part 2