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Peru’s potato park: A haven for 1,300 potato varieties against climate threats

Peru’s ‘Seed Guardians’ in Potato Park bravely confront climate change by cultivating diverse, resilient potato varieties. These indigenous farmers, known as ‘seed guardians,’ collaborate with organizations like Asociación Andes and Seed Savers Exchange to preserve biodiversity and adapt crops to shifting conditions.

Their efforts showcase the power of traditional wisdom and modern innovation in securing food security and cultural heritage against environmental threats. Peru’s seed guardians stand as inspiring examples of hope, determination, and sustainability in the face of climate challenges.

Source video: CGTN America on YouTube

Source image: LoggaWiggler / pixabay

Source: bbc.com

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