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Grain Processing project farmers featured in new video.
15th June 2017
A new, french language film has been produced and features the activities of Grain Processing project farmers as they work to improve livelihoods through novel grain processing methods in Niger. Project activities such as the processing of local cereal and legume crops into nutritious, easy-to-cook...
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Eduardo Peralta retires after career devoted to returning lupin, quinoa, and amaranth to field and table
5th June 2017
En español aquí - Over the last decade, Ecuadorans have added to their national menu a “new,” fashionable foodstuff that checks all the boxes: nutritious, delicious, local, affordable, and environmentally sustainable. A dense, white bean, lupin was one of the indigenous crops championed by...
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Featured Project

The Chopcca communities are a Quechua-speaking indigenous group located in the highlands (3500-4500 meters above sea level ) around Huancavelica, Peru. Chopcca communities farm at high altitudes and are susceptible to frost that can wipe out the majority of a harvest in one night. The staple crop in the region is native potato.