Research and Extension Systems

"Lo que la tierra nos da" A photobook on efforts for the conservation of Bolivia's agrobiodiversity

Genetic resources for food and agriculture are vital for all humankind. The Government of Bolivia the Italian Development Cooperation and FAO, have joined efforts to strengthen national policies and public management system of genetic resources. The book "Lo que la tierra nos da" presents the enormous variety of genetic resources for food and agriculture in Bolivia and their strong bond with rural people. The launching of this book is an important step in the promotion of traditional agricultural crops and a relevant activity in relation to the International Year of Quinoa to be celebrated in 2013.

The photobook is now available here.