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Peru's Potato Park

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  • Indigenous people at the Himalayan workshop

    Biocultural heritage landscape to be established in Eastern Himalayas

    New biocultural heritage landscape will protect rich biodiversity and indigenous identities 

    30 November 2017 | News | Biodiversity
  • More than 100 representatives of indigenous mountain communities met in Peru's Potato Park in April 2017 to share their expertise and build their international network (Photo: Lucia Flórez Zelaya)

    Mountain indigenous peoples call for support for biocultural landscapes to achieve the SDGs

    The International Network of Mountain Indigenous Peoples has called for support and legal protection for biocultural heritage landscapes and community conserved areas following an event in Peru

    28 June 2017 | News | Climate change
  • The Stone Village Seed Park lies in the Himalayan foothills of Yunnan, Southwest China. It is the homeland of the ethnic minority Naxi people. 

    Biocultural heritage territories film now in Spanish

    A visually stunning photofilm that profiles three biocultural heritage terriritories and their role in biodiversity conservation and locally determined development is now available in Spanish. Biocultural heritage territories protect indigenous and traditional land tenure and use land management to preserve fragile ecosystems and promote locally determined patterns of development

    30 August 2016 | News | Climate change
  • The Potato Park, Peru, which hosted a previous meeting of the International Network of Mountain Indigenous Peoples (Image: IIED)

    Mountain communities rebuild diverse, climate-resilient crops

    The Sustainable Development Goals have been agreed, but for mountain communities around the world this action can't come quickly enough. Climate change is already here, threatening their food security, nutrition and livelihoods

    6 October 2015 | News | Climate change
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    PLA 50: Critical reflections, future directions

    Keep up to date with the latest participation news from Participatory Learning and Action – a leading informal journal on participatory methods and approaches that strengthen rights, voice and governance and promote social justice. The series is published in English, with some issues translated into other languages, and some issues available in multimedia formats.

    28 September 2015 | Article | Monitoring, evaluation and learning
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    PLA 64 - Young citizens: youth and participatory governance in Africa

    Keep up to date with the latest participation news from Participatory Learning and Action – a leading informal journal on participatory methods and approaches that strengthen rights, voice and governance and promote social justice. The series is published in English, with some issues translated into other languages, and some issues available in multimedia formats.

    28 April 2015 | Article | Monitoring, evaluation and learning
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    PLA 51: Civil society and poverty reduction

    Keep up to date with the latest participation news from Participatory Learning and Action – a leading informal journal on participatory methods and approaches that strengthen rights, voice and governance and promote social justice. The series is published in English, with some issues translated into other languages, and some issues available in multimedia formats.

    28 April 2015 | Article | Biodiversity
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    PLA 52: General Issue

    This edition of Participatory Learning and Action is a general issue, and includes articles from practitioners around the world.

    28 April 2015 | Article | Monitoring, evaluation and learning
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    PLA 53: Tools for influencing power and policy

    Keep up to date with the latest participation news from Participatory Learning and Action – a leading informal journal on participatory methods and approaches that strengthen rights, voice and governance and promote social justice. The series is published in English, with some issues translated into other languages, and some issues available in multimedia formats.

    28 April 2015 | Article | Monitoring, evaluation and learning
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    PLA 54: Mapping for change: practice, technologies and communication

    Keep up to date with the latest participation news from Participatory Learning and Action – a leading informal journal on participatory methods and approaches that strengthen rights, voice and governance and promote social justice. The series is published in English, with some issues translated into other languages, and some issues available in multimedia formats.

    28 April 2015 | Article | Biodiversity
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    PLA 55: Practical tools for community conservation in southern Africa

    Keep up to date with the latest participation news from Participatory Learning and Action – a leading informal journal on participatory methods and approaches that strengthen rights, voice and governance and promote social justice. The series is published in English, with some issues translated into other languages, and some issues available in multimedia formats.

    28 April 2015 | Article | Monitoring, evaluation and learning
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    PLA 56: General issue

    Keep up to date with the latest participation news from Participatory Learning and Action – a leading informal journal on participatory methods and approaches that strengthen rights, voice and governance and promote social justice. The series is published in English, with some issues translated into other languages, and some issues available in multimedia formats.

    28 April 2015 | Article | Monitoring, evaluation and learning
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    PLA 57: Immersions: learning about poverty face-to-face

    Keep up to date with the latest participation news from Participatory Learning and Action – a leading informal journal on participatory methods and approaches that strengthen rights, voice and governance and promote social justice. The series is published in English, with some issues translated into other languages, and some issues available in multimedia formats.

    28 April 2015 | Article | Monitoring, evaluation and learning
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    PLA 58: Towards empowered participation: stories and reflections

    Keep up to date with the latest participation news from Participatory Learning and Action – a leading informal journal on participatory methods and approaches that strengthen rights, voice and governance and promote social justice. The series is published in English, with some issues translated into other languages, and some issues available in multimedia formats.

    28 April 2015 | Article | Monitoring, evaluation and learning
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    PLA 65 - Biodiversity and culture: exploring community protocols, rights and consent

    Keep up to date with the latest participation news from Participatory Learning and Action – a leading informal journal on participatory methods and approaches that strengthen rights, voice and governance and promote social justice. The series is published in English, with some issues translated into other languages, and some issues available in multimedia formats.

    28 April 2015 | Article | Monitoring, evaluation and learning
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    PLA 66 - Tools for supporting sustainable natural resource management and livelihoods

    Keep up to date with the latest participation news from Participatory Learning and Action – a leading informal journal on participatory methods and approaches that strengthen rights, voice and governance and promote social justice. The series is published in English, with some issues translated into other languages, and some issues available in multimedia formats.

    27 April 2015 | Article | Monitoring, evaluation and learning
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    PLA 59: Change at hand: Web 2.0 for development

    Keep up to date with the latest participation news from Participatory Learning and Action – a leading informal journal on participatory methods and approaches that strengthen rights, voice and governance and promote social justice. The series is published in English, with some issues translated into other languages, and some issues available in multimedia formats.

    21 April 2015 | Article | Monitoring, evaluation and learning
  • PLA 60: Community-based adaptation to climate change

    Keep up to date with the latest participation news from Participatory Learning and Action – a leading informal journal on participatory methods and approaches that strengthen rights, voice and governance and promote social justice. The series is published in English, with some issues translated into other languages, and some issues available in multimedia formats.

    27 March 2015 | Article | Monitoring, evaluation and learning
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    Keep up to date with the latest participation news from Participatory Learning and Action – a leading informal journal on participatory methods and approaches that strengthen rights, voice and governance and promote social justice. The series is published in English, with some issues translated into other languages, and some issues available in multimedia formats.

    27 March 2015 | Article | Monitoring, evaluation and learning
  • The Amaru community, in Peru, do not use any fertiliser on their crops (Image: Adam Kerby)

    'Guardians of Diversity' film in Spanish and Chinese

    A film documenting an international meeting of indigenous farmers in Peru's Potato Park to discuss adaptation to climate change is now available in Spanish and Chinese

    16 February 2015 | Article | Biodiversity
  • A Potato Park farmer in Peru leads the Potato Guardians collective (Photo: Adam Kerby)

    Return of potatoes from CIP to Andean farmers proves critical for climate adaptation

    Peru's farmers are able to access a greater diversity of potato varieties for climate adaptation, thanks to the continued work of a ground-breaking agreement between CIP, ANDES and the Association of the Potato Park communities

    27 November 2014 | News | Biodiversity
  • Images of indigenous biocultural heritage territories are profiled in a new photofilm (Photo: IIED)

    New photofilm profiles biocultural heritage territories

    IIED has released a new photofilm profiling indigenous biocultural heritage territories and the role they play in development, conservation and adaptation

    11 November 2014 | News | Biodiversity
  • The new Guardians of Diversity film documents a gathering of indigenous farmers from mountain communities around the world to exchange knowledge and ideas

    Film documents visit to "Guardians of Diversity" in the Potato Park

    A new 15-minute film documents a gathering of indigenous farmers from mountain communities around the world to exchange knowledge and ideas about protecting biodiversity and culture as the basis for adapting to climate change

    10 November 2014 | News | Biodiversity
  • A farmer in the Potato Park, Peru (Photo: Adam Kerby)

    A marriage to save the earth: Farmers and researchers innovate to conserve biodiversity

    Traditional knowledge combined with the latest science could increase food production while safeguarding biodiversity, new research shows

    7 October 2014 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • Local sheep varieties in the Potato Park, Peru, where an agreement was recently forged to share indigenous crop varieties and knowledge about how to grow them in different climates and landscapes (Photo: IIED)

    Indigenous farmers from Peru, China and Bhutan agree to share seeds for climate adaptation

    In the spirit of the International Year of Family and Peasant Farming, indigenous mountain farmers from China, Bhutan and Peru have agreed to share seeds in an effort to cope with global climate change

    8 May 2014 | News | Climate change
  • Mountains such as the Andes, in Peru, are among the regions most affected by climate change (Photo: David Stanley via Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

    Indigenous spiritual values guide climate change adaptation in mountain communities

    Cultural and spiritual values of indigenous peoples and climate change will be the focus of an international event in the Potato Park, Cusco, Peru

    25 April 2014 | News | Climate change
  • Indigenous communities sharing potatoes in the Potato Park, near Cusco, Peru. Credit: Asociacion ANDES

    Traditional innovation in farming is under threat

    Indigenous knowledge is innovative, not static. Protecting it will help food security.

    2 October 2013 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • Men and women of the Andean wisdom networks map out their local area and sources of food.

    Learning to value Mother Earth

    Making informed choices about eating foods that have less of an environmental impact is the theme of this years’ World Environment Day. We can all learn lessons from local communities living in the Andes.

    1 October 2013 | Feature | Biodiversity
  • Seeds carefully picked from a pile of rotting and old beans in Mali.

    Food waste: can grassroots initiatives stop us throwing good food in the bin?

    Almost half the food the world produces is thrown away. Reducing food waste is an economic, ethical and environmental challenge which grassroots initiatives are starting to address.

    4 June 2013 | Blog | Food and agriculture
  • A Raika man leading his sheep and goats to graze in the contested Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary.

    How communities are protecting their biocultural resources with community protocols

    As delegates gather for the 11th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity this photostory looks at why two communities in India and Borneo have developed community protocols.

    2 October 2012 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • Farmers sit in a field sharing potatoes in the Potato Park, Peru.

    Making the Nagoya Protocol work at the community level

    Two safeguards for communities' rights to resources can help implement the Nagoya Protocol.

    4 July 2012 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • Drying beans

    Community protocols can bring real benefits to communities and combat biodiversity loss

    Indigenous people and local communities have received few benefits from the commercial use of the wealth of traditional crops and medicinal knowledge they have developed.

    15 March 2012 | Blog | Biodiversity
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