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  • Guatemala como país megadiverso, cuenta como parte de su agrobiodiversidad con especies útiles para la alimentación que, por su bajo costo, sabor característico y alto contenido nutricional son una alternativa para contribuir a la seguridad alimentaria de las comunidades indígenas de la Sierra de de los Cuchumatanes, Huehuetenango. El consumo de tallos, hojas, raíces y […]

  • The growing recognition of food justice as an element of food studies inquiry has opened a productive vein that allows for analyzing the effects of oppression on traditional foods of Indigenous peoples. Writing together with Lisa Price and Nemer Narchi in the open-access “Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems”, SD=HS’s Gisella Cruz García provides a preliminary […]

  • Publication of the new designed version of the online course on farmer field schools on nutrition and local food plants This online course is the response of the SD=HS team to the restrictions that COVID-19 imposed for travel and group meetings. It guides master trainers in countries to conduct training for facilitators and supports them […]

  • Released in September 2020 4 hours and 16 minutes of video presentations Malnutrition is a major problem faced by smallholder farmers and Indigenous peoples. Agrobiodiversity holds the key to diversify and improve the nutritional quality of their diets. This course has been organized in order to help potential master trainers in preparing and conducting the […]

  • The Cuchumatanes Range is located in the department of Huehuetenango in northern Guatemala, and is home to the Mam, Chuj, Q’anjob’al, Akateko, Awakateko, Chalchiteko, Popti, and K’iche’ linguistic communities. Up to 65% of the residents in the area live in poverty or extreme poverty; illiteracy rates hover around 60%, and 77% of children under the […]

  • This document aims at providing a guideline for the implementation of a baseline survey to capture information on nutrition and local food plants, which corresponds to the work on nutrition (third Pillar) of the “Sowing Diversity=Harvesting Security” Program (SD=HS). SD=HS is a global program, currently implemented by consortium partners in eight countries and coordinated by […]

  • This document aims at providing a guideline for the development of farmer field school (FFS) curricula on Nutrition and Local Food Plants with a gender approach, which is part of the SD=HS program. The FFS on Nutrition and Local Food Plants aims at contributing to the SD=HS objective on improving the quality and diversity of […]

  • NB: A summary of this case study report was included in the UN report on ‘The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture’. Read more Indigenous peoples and smallholder farmers, a large percentage of whom are women, provide about eighty percent of the food consumed in almost all of the developing world, contributing […]

  • This study highlights that neglected and underutilized species (NUS) play an important role in diversifying the diets of indigenous peoples and smallholder farmers, in particular as part of their coping strategies during the hunger season. However, many of the wild plants and minor crops cited by participants in the study have not yet been covered […]

  • This report is the first presentation of the consolidated findings of the baseline studies in Vietnam and Zimbabwe for Pillar 3 of the SD=HS program. Pillar 3 has a special focus on neglected and underutilized species, as they have a potential to improve dietary diversity, may contribute to income generation, and may become more important in local […]

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