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
Cultivated and well maintained pastures or forage banks are required to support feeding of sheep and goats. The project aims to improve dry matter and nutrient yield of forages available on farms.Published date2013
Ecological and socioeconomic intensification of smallholder agriculture in the Andes : final technical report (March 2014 - August 2014)
Results show the power of agroecological practices to improve livelihoods and food security, limited by situations where most agroecological respondents are participating in projects that are funded by donors, within conditions of government weaknPublished dateSaturday, August 2, 2014 - 04:00