food talk

Alongside Karamajong indigenous shepherds

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Torino, Italy

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September 23rd at 11:30 in your time zone

Free event

Umar Bashir Ochen is a young indigenous Ugandan from the Karamajong. The Karamajong tribe of indigenous shepherds to which he belongs is faced daily with challanges such as hunger and other issues related to climate change.

And Bashir fights alongside with them. He started introducing the good practices of agroecology to the territory; thanks to his determination and some project funds, he has then managed to reinforce the participation of young natives in a tight collaboration network. He is by their side in the defense of local food heritage, and is trying to raise awareness on the value and the benefits of indigenous food while simultaneously making people aware of the importance of safeguarding biodiversity on the territory. For this reason, he has arranged a farmers’ market where growers can sell their local products and exchange technical and agronomical informations with other farmers. 


  • Umar Bashir Ochen, Slow Food Youth Network

Free entry while seats last. We advise you to arrive 10 minutes early to ensure a place.

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is in Parco Dora, Turin, from September 22-26, 2022, with over 600 exhibitors and a series of workshops, conferences and tastings that show how we can regenerate our planet through food. #TerraMadre2022 is a Slow Food event.


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Event languages: EN, FR, ES

Event location: 
, Berta Cáceres Arena
Ingressi Borgaro e Mortara - Torino (Italy)
GPS: 45.092073, 7.665029

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