NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ASSOCIATION OF GUARDIANS OF NATIVE POTATOS FROM CENTRAL PERU – (AGUAPAN), 2020-2022

For the first time, the annual meeting of the Association of Native Potato Guardians from Central Peru was held virtually on Thursday, September 17. It was to be their 6xth meeting and was planned for mid-June. The Agenda was: a)…

Forum: Contributions to plan the landscape management of the Quilcas community

Sharing of results and experiences Within the framework of the Forages and Fallows II project: “Expanding the impacts of improved fallows and landscape management for soil fertility and ecosystem services” Grupo Yanapai, the University of Colorado State and the Quilcas…

Participatory Varietal Selection Shortens the Distances for the National Launch of Biofortified Potatoes

In May 2017, indigenous farmers from five rural communities in the Yauli district of the Huancavelica region in Peru, harvested their fields with 17 potato clones with increased levels of iron and zinc, developed by the CIP as part of…

Potatoes fortified with iron and zinc for better nutrition for children in the Communities of Huancavelica
Potatoes fortified with iron and zinc for better nutrition for children in the Communities of Huancavelica

Potatoes fortified with iron and zinc for better nutrition for children in the Communities of Huancavelica

Yanapai has been working on Participative selection of biofortified clones with high iron and zinc content in communities of Ambato Huancavelica during the last 3 years as part of the project: Planting the Andean Diet: Escalating the use of Agrobiodiversity…