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Food Voucher: A Promising Modality in Bolivia

Virginia Rodríguez happily cleans her bell peppers she just harvested. She plans on making stew for her grandchildren who enjoy eating vegetables grown in their own garden. (Copyright: WFP/Ximena Loza)

Seedings, defences, gardens and nutrition training have shown the close relationship between disaster risk reduction and food security for more than 600 settler families in 11 communities in the municipality of San Julián in Santa Cruz. These communities, highland and valley cultural enclaves in the middle of the eastern plain, are participating in the modality “Food Vouchers.”