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Bolivian saleswoman surrounded by different kinds of potato

A vegetable stall in Cochabamba, Bolivia, boasts a striking display of potato diversity.

 

Bioversity International's nutrition team is working to raise awareness of the nutritional value of traditional foods and of the importance of dietary diversity for health. But the key to food security and nutrition lies in the hands of women. Women are often the keepers of important traditional knowledge about local foods and their nutritional qualities - knowledge that we can build upon to ensure food security, nutrition and health in Developing countries.

 

Read more about Bioversity International’s work in Central and South America

www.bioversityinternational.org/about-us/where-we-work/ce...

 

 

Credit: Bioversity International\ A. Lane

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Taken on January 10, 2012