On Agrobiodiversity, the Andes Can Teach the World Much About Crop Conservation

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  • Maize and potatoes are two of the world’s most important crops. They have a 7000 year history in the Andes region of South America.
  • It is likely that the rest of the globe will even begin to grow these foods and follow in the footsteps of this region’s great agrobiodiversity.
  • Doing do will have positive economic impacts to households while also improving global nutrition and protecting nature.

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