Cooperation and competition to conserve native diversity in Peru

As part of an incentive scheme in Peru to conserve quinoa biodiversity, farming communities received rewards, such as mattresses and spades, for...

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La cooperación y la competencia para conservar la diversidad nativa en Perú

Como parte de un esquema de incentivos para conservar la biodiversidad de quinua en el Perú, comunidades agrícolas recibieron recompensas, como palas...

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Quinoa varieties conserved by Doña Adeleiva Castillo , a custodian farmer.  She conserves 120 varieties of quinoa on her farm in the Peruvian Andes in memory of her son who died tragically in a motorcycle accident. Please credit:  Bioversity International/A. Camacho

Q is for quinoa: going with the diversity grain

Bioversity International scientists Adam Drucker and Marleni Ramirez highlight in the Economist the importance of going with the diversity grain when...

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Quinoa growing in Bolivia. Credit: Bioversity International/S. Padulosi

New study shows quinoa is good for quinoa farmers

As discussed at length in NPR's The Salt, consumers' quinoa habits benefit not only farmers' incomes but also their nutrition. Bioversity...

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Quinoa varieties conserved by Doña Adeleiva Castillo , a custodian farmer.  She conserves 120 varieties of quinoa on her farm in the Peruvian Andes in memory of her son who died tragically in a motorcycle accident. Please credit:  Bioversity International/A. Camacho

Kai Pacha Foods - Bringing quinoa diversity to the market in Peru

Kai Pacha Foods is a new social enterprise working to bring quinoa diversity to the international market. It uses an innovative approach that...

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Women from four corners of the globe share stories of food and empowerment in Milan

Five custodian farmers from Bolivia, India, Italy and Mali and numerous partners came to Bioversity International's co-organized event to voice their...

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Harvesting quinoa in Peru. Credit: Bioversity International/A. Camacho

Peruvian government and farming communities commit to conserving quinoa diversity

The Peruvian Ministry of Environment, in cooperation with Bioversity International, officially signed a contract with six quinoa-producing communities...

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Farmers harvesting quinoa in Peru. Credit: Bioversity International/A.Camacho

Incentives to conserve agricultural biodiversity – Peru at the forefront

Peru is developing an incentive scheme for the conservation of its rich crop diversity, with scientific support from Bioversity International.

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Photo: Farmers harvesting quinoa in Peru. Credit: Bioversity International/A.Camacho

Incentivos para conservar la biodiversidad agrícola – Perú a la vanguardia

Perú está desarrollando un esquema de incentivos para la conservación de su rica diversidad de cultivos con el apoyo científico de Bioversity...

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Quinoa growing in Bolivia. Credit: Bioversity International/S. Padulosi

Nutritious, delicious and eaten in space – The State of the Art Report on Quinoa around the World

With contributions from Bioversity International scientists, a FAO report with the most up-to-date technical and scientific information on this...

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