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Introduction d’une nouvelle culture au Tchad: le quinoa

Le gouvernement du Tchad a sollicité et obtenu de la FAO le financement d’un projet de Coopération technique en vue d’introduire le quinoa au Tchad.

Published on 18 Mar 2014 read more

Quinoa, the “wonder cereal grain” makes its way into Near East and North Africa’s countries

FAO assists Member Countries for the introduction of Quinoa in Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Mauritania, Sudan and Yemen.

Published on 25 Feb 2014 read more

The Government of Peru launches an International Competition on Technological Innovation in the Quinoa sector

The competition aims to encourage researchers and technology innovators in the quinoa sector to present innovative proposals that contribute to local, regional or global economic development.

Published on 4 Feb 2014 read more

Celebrating the close of the International Year of Quinoa in Argentina

The Officer in Charge of the FAO Representation in Argentina introduced the "International Quinoa Recipe Book: tradition and innovation" in a seminar organized by the Ministry of Agriculture

Published on 20 Dec 2013 read more

Promoting Quinoa in Morocco

Today, quinoa is gradually integrating into the local landscape and culture with the development of new recipes such as quinoa Moroccan vegetable tagine and quinoa salads.

Published on 18 Dec 2013 read more

Successful International Year of Quinoa 2013 winds down

Bolivian president Evo Morales and Peru's First Lady Nadine Heredia join FAO Director-General at closing ceremony

Published on 17 Dec 2013 read more

"The end of a journey, the beginning of a legacy"

International Year of Quinoa closing ceremonies to be held in Bolivia, Peru, Argentina and Colombia followed by New York.

Published on 16 Dec 2013 read more

FAO and Slow Food launch “Quinoa in the Kitchen”

The Slow Food movement and FAO officially launched the book “Quinoa in the Kitchen” today to continue to promote awareness about the super-food’s potential as the International Year of Quinoa draws to a close.

Published on 3 Dec 2013 read more

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