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Against nature: Multinationals are starving the planet

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Torino, Italy

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15:00

September 28th at 15:00 in your time zone

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Who is responsible for the progressive concentration of the meat industry into fewer and fewer hands, and for the spread of ultra-processed foods that, according to The Lancet, cause more deaths than smoking?

But there is hope, because multitudes of people across our planet are coming together to create change from below and to challenge a global economic order that preys on the weak and wages war against nature every day, ruthlessly exploiting human and natural resources.

How can we undermine the dominant model of food production and create a sustainable alternative based on cooperation? How can we find room to maneuver and to thrive in a complex reality where our own wellbeing and that of the ecosystems that sustain us are so closely linked and where unequal access to food is exacerbated by climate change?

Panelists:

  • Sabrina Giannini (Italy) is a journalist, author, and television presenter. She worked on the program Report and, in 2016, created the program Indovina chi viene a cena (Guess who’s coming to dinner?).
  • Elizabeth Atieno Opolo (Kenya) is a food campaigner and spokesperson for Greenpeace Africa.
  • Francesco De Augustinis, is a film director whose most recent work, Until the End of the World, was presented at CinemAmbiente 2024 and earned a special recognition from Slow Food.

This event is free and open to all who are interested. To participate, please book a spot on the website (just click on the “Register” button on the event page and leave your email address). We recommend arriving at the Arena 10 minutes before the start of the event. The organizers reserve the right to reassign your seat if you are not present within 5 minutes of the start.

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is presented by Slow Food, the City of Turin, and the Piedmont Region. We look forward to seeing you at Parco Dora in Turin from Thursday, September 26 – Monday, September 30. Through food, we can rediscover ourselves as part of nature. #TerraMadre2024.

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Event languages:
IT, EN

Event location:
Piemonte – Torino - Parco Dora, Parco Dora – Joannah Stutchbury Arena
Ingresso Corso Mortara - Torino (Italy)
GPS: 45.0901115, 7.672939

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