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UN World Food Programme in Ecuador: Strengthening Food Security through Ancestral Knowledge

Date Published: 
07/18/2014
Summary: 

As Ecuador further modernizes, it may be able to find stable ground by drawing upon knowledge from its past. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Ecuador is using ancestral knowledge (conocimiento ancestral) to effectively reduce the impacts of climate change by helping Ecuadorian people to successfully adapt.