Why we need to grow more indigenous foods


Centre researcher Laura Pereira on why we should grow more food that is indigenous to the land, rather than applying technology to grow foreign crops

The industrialization of food harshly impacts developing countries — but growing more indigenous foods might offer a solution.

The video is part of a partnership between the centre, EAT and NowThis Earth to inform and inspire people to think more about eating sustainably.

The partnership is build on the goal to inspire NowThis audience to move in a more sustainable direction when it comes to eating habits. Coinciding with the UN Food Systems Summit in September and World Food Day 16 October 2021, NowThis shared a series of expert interviews, infographics and explainers on various aspects of the global food systems.

Now This is one of the world’s biggest social media broadcasters with some 75 million followers across its various channels. EAT is the science-based global platform for food system transformation with The Stockholm Resilience Centre being a long-time scientific partner to EAT.