Bioversity International scientists Adam Drucker and Marleni Ramirez highlight in the Economist the importance of going with the diversity grain when it comes to ensuring Peruvian farmers can make healthy food choices that are compatible with living in a megabiodiverse country.
Written in response to the recent Economist article:
Against the Grain: Fad Andean Staple has not hurt poor yet
Photo: Quinoa varieties conserved by Doña Adeleiva Castillo , a custodian farmer. She conserves 120 varieties of quinoa on her farm in the Peruvian Andes. Credit: Bioversity International/A. Camacho