19 May 2016 09:05 am

ThinkHazard! is a new web-based tool enabling non-specialists to consider the impacts of disasters on new development projects.

04 Nov 2015 08:11 am

Native potato grow better in the highest altitude of the Andes, where small demi- commercial farmers predominate. These farmers possess a deep knowledge of native potatoes and the most suitable cultivation methods for them in their native environment.

04 Nov 2015 08:11 am

For the past half century, potato production has grown slowly in the Andean region of South America, where the potato originated and has long been a major staple food. The exception is Peru, where potato production has surged in recent years.

04 Nov 2015 08:11 am

In the last decades, Perú’s potato consumption has decreased, as opposed to that of rice and noodles which have received a great deal of commercial support.

04 Nov 2015 08:11 am

In Peru, potato is the main crop in the Andean region and for small producers, for whom it is an important source of income and food, and also a way to preserve ancestral customs.

04 Nov 2015 08:11 am

Linking knowledge generation in international research centers with national innovation systems and policy processes is challenging and poor linkage often reduces the impacts of research efforts.

04 Nov 2015 08:11 am

Peruvian highlands have a vast potato biodiversity, which is not being exploited adequately and on a sustainable basis.

04 Nov 2015 08:11 am

The Papa Andina network employs collective action in two novel approaches for fostering market chain innovation.

04 Nov 2015 08:11 am

Through South-South collaboration, the Participatory Market Chain Approach (PMCA) was introduced and applied in the potato, sweet potato and vegetable market chains in Uganda in 2005-2007.