This poster and project brief visually describes the interacting project components working to improve food security of indigenous communities through development of potato cultivars with higher yield and nutritional qualities.
Diploid potato breeding through participatory selection for food security of indigenous communities in Colombia
Potato production represents the main economic activity in the Nariño region of Colombia, especially with smallholder farmers.Published date2014
Previous IDRC-funded research, as well as the relevant literature, indicates that effective participation of Aboriginal communities in co-management of natural resources is in part hindered by radical (ontological) differences in perception of the
Itzama Project : Sustainable Indigenous Development based on the Ethnobotanical Garden and Traditional Medicine Concept
The Itzama project began with the indigenous Maya in Belize.