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Today, June 18th, is the UN Sustainable Gastronomy Day! Sustainable Gastronomy Day emphasizes the need to focus the world’s attention on the role that sustainable gastronomy can play. It also reaffirms that all cultures and civilizations are contributors and crucial enablers of sustainable development. The UN General Assembly adopted on 21 December 2016 its resolution A/RES/71/246 and designated 18 June as an international observance, Sustainable Gastronomy Day. The decision acknowledges gastronomy as a cultural expression related to the natural and cultural diversity of the world. Sustainable gastronomy can play a role due to its interlinkages with the three dimensions of sustainable development, in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by promoting: agricultural development;food security;nutrition;sustainable food production; andconservation of biodiversity. The Five Principles of Sustainable Food and Agriculture FAO has developed a common vision and an integrated approach to sustainability across agriculture, forestry and fisheries. This unified perspective – valid across all agricultural sectors and taking into account social, economic and environmental considerations – ensures the effectiveness of action on the ground and is underpinned by knowledge based on the best available science, and adaptation at community and country levels to ensure local relevance and applicability. A common vision for sustainable food and agriculture…

Between Sept 22nd-26th, Slow Food® International will once again gather its leaders and supporters from across the globe for an unparalleled event: Terra Madre Salone del Gusto. Slow…

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