Asociación ANDES
Calle Saqsayhuaman H-9, Urb. Manuel Prado
Casilla Postal Nº 567, Cusco - Peru
Tel: 51-84-245021

ANDES works actively with the topics of biodiversity, indigenous rights' and communal development. We also promote the horizontal exchange of experiences and policies that recognize indigenous traditional knowledge to contribute to the global dialogue on climate change. In this section we highlight some of our recent activities.

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The National Potato Day 2017

The National Potato Day was celebrated on Tuesday May 30th, in Chawaytire, Cusco, Peru - one of the 5 communities that make up the Potato Park. For the members of the Potato Park, this day represents a very special opportunity to welcome visitors with ...
The EAT Stockholm Food Forum

On June 12th 2017, Alejandro Argumedo , Director of ANDES will be at the EAT Stockholm Food Forum, participating in the panel "Food Can Fix It" including another 19 panelists among which Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess of Sweden, T ...
Dialogue on “Dynamic Implementation of the Regulatory Framework for Seeds and Agrobiodiversity"

Dialogue on “Dynamic Implementation of the Regulatory Framework for Seeds and Agrobiodiversity Zones in Peru“ March 30, 2017 In the name of the Association ANDES and the Association of Communities of the Potato Park, in c ...
PUBLIC FORUM, 19 April 2017 - Cusco

Indigenous and Modern Knowledge Systems: Challenges and Opportunities for the Well-Being of Mountain Communities Towards 2050 The Andes mountain range is the backbone of Peru, regulating its climate, and providing c ...
The Potato Park is Recognized for its Innovations in Genetic Preservation of the Potato

The Minister of the Environment, Elsa Galarza, and the Vice-president of the Republic, Mercedes Aráoz, visited the Potato Park on February 22nd, with the objective of learning about the successful model of collective governance by the ...
Consultation: ancestral seeds

The communities of the Potato Park (Parque de la Papa) and Association ANDES cordially invites you to our ‘Ancestral Seeds’ event: concerning the implementation of Article 11 of International treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agricult ...
Climate Change and Biocultural Adaptation in Mountain Communities

1) Climate change and biocultural adaptation in mountain communities: second international learning exchange of the International Network of Mountain Indigenous People 2) The Paris Agreement – a framework for local inclusion 3) The Tuggoz Decl ...
COP21 ANDES in Paris

Indigenous spiritual and cultural values to guide climate change adaptation Paris, Dec 7, 2015 Respect for the spiritual values and traditional knowledge of indigenous peoples is a key component in the response to climate change, as was today ...
Second International Learning Exchange in Tajikistan

Given their widespread reliance on natural resources and ecosystems, indigenous mountain communities are especially vulnerable to, and disproportionality impacted by, climate change. Many mountain communities have experienced continuous and severe ...
Designing an effective biocultural heritage indication labelling system. Consultation document

Graham Dutfield, Alejandro Argumedo, Krystyna Swiderska ...
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3005-2017 Papa Watay
2803-2017 20 Wata Hunt'ay ANDES
0505-2016 Biocultural Festival and Concert
Centre for Chinese Agricultural Policy
Lok Chetna Manch, India
IIED - International Institute for the Environment and Development
The Christensen Fund
Oxfam Novib
Asociación ANDES
Calle Saqsayhuaman H-9, Urb. Manuel Prado
Casilla Postal Nº 567, Cusco - Peru
Tel: 51-84-245021
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