Los diferentes actores de la cadena de mercado de la papa andina disponen ahora de una base de datos con información actualizada para adelantar sus estudios.

Antecedentes

Papa Andina fue una iniciativa regional coordinada por el Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP), que trabajó con organizaciones de investigación y desarrollo del…


Using a new tool, small-scale farmers can now know what kind of fungicide to use and when and how often to apply it.

Wilmer Pérez (CIP)

Small-scale potato farmers in developing countries use fungicides to control late blight, increasing production costs and exposing their health by applying the toxins without protection. They are often unsure of which type of fungicide to use (systemic or contact) and the appropriate time to use it. A low-cost tool helps…


Empleando una nueva herramienta, los pequeños productores ahora pueden saber qué clase de fungicida utilizar y cuándo y con qué frecuencia aplicarlo.

Wilmer Pérez (CIP)

Los pequeños agricultores de papa de los países en desarrollo usan fungicidas para controlar al tizón tardío, aumentando los costos de producción y exponiendo su salud al aplicarlos sin protección. Además, a menudo tienen dudas para escoger el tipo de fungicida a emplar (sistémico o de contacto) y el momento…


Falls formed by groundwater that seeped through cracks in the rocks above the high tide line on Peaks Island, Maine. Photograph by Don Shall.

Groundwater is the water below the earth’s surface, held in or moving through layers of soil, sediment, or rock. It maintains wetlands and river flow and supports biodiversity. It is also a source for municipal water supplies, private water supplies, and crop irrigation.

Groundwater is an invaluable resource that communities…


Páramo Farms and Páramo Snacks have joined forces to add value to the vegetables and native potato species grown by ASOARCE (Asociación de Productores Agroecológicos del Pantano de Arce). This partnership is testing oil-free baked potato chips and vacuum-packed potatoes and vegetables in a controlled atmosphere. …


ASOARCE’s Farmers

ASOARCE recently received a grant for its innovative method of applying scientific and technological knowledge in the recovery of the Andean forest of the Páramo de Guerrero. …


Courtesy by Pixabay

Versión en español

Have you scouted your potato crop without touching it physically?

If so, congratulations. You are a user of remote sensing.

If you haven’t, do not worry. It is a good time to start.

And if you had a bad experience with this technology, give it a second…


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Has estudiado tu cultivo de papa sin tocarlo físicamente?

Felicitaciones. Eres usuario de la teledetección.

Si aun no lo eres, tranquilo, es un buen momento para hacerlo.

Y si tuviste una mala experiencia con sus resultados, dale una segunda oportunidad. …


The NGO Both Ends through its JWH initiative in February 2018 awarded María Elena Pulido, a farmer from the Páramo de Guerrero, for her leadership in actions aimed at recovering the páramo through organic agriculture. The prize is an economic aid to support the award winner’s development as a rural…


Though they may not know it, some people of Bogotá have a daily relationship with the Páramo de Guerrero: They consume water that comes from there.

The water from the Río Frío, which begins in the páramo, collects in a reservoir at the Tibitó water treatment plant, which supplies Bogotá…

Jorge Luis Alonso G.

Freelance B2B Technology Content Marketing Writer - Canada | www.jorgeluisalonso.com

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