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The Collaborative Crop Research Program of The McKnight Foundation is pleased to welcome Batamaka Somé as Regional Representative for the West Africa region. Dr. Somé, a practicing anthropologist, is a research consultant based in Burkina Faso. He has conducted extensive research in agriculture...
The Chopcca communities are a Quechua-speaking indigenous group located in the highlands (3500-4500 masl) 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.