Resilience of heritage foods

Resilient Production, Marketing and Consumption of Cañahua and Tarwi

Implementation period

30 Months (June 2019 – December 2021)

Subsidy EU

950.053 €

Overall project amount

1.271.185 €





To increase the resilience of farmer production systems in the Bolivian and Peruvian highlands, strengthening the production complexes of Cañahua and Tarwi by improving the production, marketing and consumption of the super foods that are part of the food heritage of both countries.


2415 personas pertenecientes a:

  • 1.200 familias productoras de Tarwi y Cañahua
  • 900 familias en Bolivia
  • 300 familias en Perú

Expected Results

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  • Martín Morales Navía y Sandra Nisttahusz
    Project Coordinators, Swisscontact - Swiss Foundation for Technical Development Cooperation
  • Antonio Gandarillas
    Foundation for the Promotion and Research of Andean Products (PROINPA)
  • Nestor Chambi
    Chuyma Association for Rural Support (CHUYMA ARU), Peru

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