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
Sustainable Production and Utilization of Underutilized Nigerian Vegetables to Enhance Rural Food Security : Final Technical Report (March 2011 - August 2014)
The project was initiated towards development of new technologies for improving farming practices, post-harvest handling and value addition for indigenous vegetables, which offer great opportunities for food security and economic empowerment of aPublished dateSaturday, August 2, 2014 - 04:00
Journal articlesFood security INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE ETHNOBOTANY FOOD PRODUCTION LOCAL LEVEL AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION AGRONOMY RURAL WOMEN WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE
Poverty-stricken rural women are the custodians of gathering, utilisation and preservation of underexploited indigenous leaf and fruit vegetables. Most studies on leafy vegetables have focused on routinely cultivated species.Published dateWednesday, January 2, 2013 - 05:00