Andean Grain III

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Mr. Manuel Vargas' agrobiodiverse farm in Chaluapamba, Saquisili, Cotopaxi, Ecuador. In nine hectares, he produces 43 varieties of 36 plant species, among them andean lupin and quinoa, as well as six animal species, with a focus on small-scale family agriculture
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Eduardo Peralta
The interaction between male growers (hats, baseball caps and visors) and women growers (hats) creates a powerful dynamic in their work in agriculture, start-ups, food production, and incomes.
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Eduardo Peralta
Patricia and Maria, women laborers, mothers, and field workers doing agricultural research at the Santa Catalina Station at INIAP in Quito, Ecuador.
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Eduardo Peralta
Indigenous growers from the Canton Guamote, Ecuador evaluage, select, and spread technologies that allow them to improve their systems of production.
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Nelson Mazon
Women and men farmers from the "Plaza Pallares" Association in Ugsha, Otavalo, Imbabura, Ecuador, are community managers for the development of associative agriculture, sowing varieties of peas to rotate in with quinoa, potato and barley.
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Eduardo Peralta
Associates of CORPOPURUWA, from Guamote, Ecuador produce and distribute selected and good quality quinoa, chocho (tarwi), and barley seeds, both in their immediate surroundings and in other areas of the Ecuadorean highlands.
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Nelson Mazon