Action-Learning on Food Sovereignty and Nutrition in Communities of Northern Potosí

Authors: Maria C. Omonte Ferrufino, Fernando Vidal Gonzalez and Yesmina Cruz Agudo

Cochabamba, Bolivia, October 2014

 

​The "Implementation of an Action-Learning process on food sovereignty and nutrition for marginal rural zones of the Central Andes of Bolivia" Project, funded by McKnight Foundation and executed by World Neighbours Bolivia involved the active participation of mothers, fathers and grandparents of 103 families in 5 communities of Northern Potosí, from March 2010 to October 2013. The proposed research and development process used local knowledge as a starting point, so interventions were designed not only from an institutional point of view. The project consisted of the implementation of an Action-Learning process on food sovereignty and nutrition based on four thematic topics aimed at improving family and child nutrition, a process that united distinct types of knowledge in order to build the learning collectively.

 

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