Archivo de la categoría: Recent Publications/ Publicaciones Recientes


The following publications include the work of ANDES’ staff, interns, students, volunteers, visiting researchers, partners, and colleagues from 2000 to the present. We welcome suggestions for other relevant publications to include.


Interspecies respect and Potato Conservation in the Peruvian cradle of domestication Pimbert, M.P. 2018. Food Sovereignty and the regeneration of terraced landscapes. Annales. Series Historia and Sociologia, 28(4):779-794.

Biocultural heritage for resilient mountain communities

New publication on seed banks
Ecosystrem-based approaches to adaptation


Resilient biocultural heritage landscapes for sustainable mountain developmentthumbnail of 14670IIED The power to exercise choice: implementing farmer’s rights to eradicate poverty and adapt to climate changethumbnail of GB7 Briefing Note – final
Everyday experts: How people’s knowledge can transform the food systemthumbnail of Everyday-Experts-complete You can’t grow potatoes in the sky: Building resilience in the face of climate change in the Potato Park of Cuzco, Peruthumbnail of Sayre_et_al-2017-Culture,_Agriculture,_Food_and_Environment
Indigenous knowledge. Enhancing its contribution to natural resources managementthumbnail of Andean_Cultural_Affirmation_and_Cultural The impact of national seed laws on the functioning of small scale seed systemsthumbnail of Seedlawstudy_Bert Visser







Resilient farming systems in times of uncertaintythumbnail of 14663IIED(1) The Potato Park of Peruthumbnail of Potato Park of Peru-Bollier
The relationship between intellectual property rights and small scale farmer innovationthumbnail of propertyrightsandfarmers Grant completion report: Putting lessons into practice: scaling up peoples’ biodiversity management for food securitythumbnail of 1. Putting lessons into practice – IFAD-Oxfam Novib
Climate change and biocultural adaptation in mountain communitiesthumbnail of 14657IIED(1) IIED: SIFOR submission to the UNFCCC on agriculturethumbnail of G04018
Ayni, Ayllu, Yanantin and Chaninchathumbnail of s8 Solving wicked problems: can social learning catalyse adaptive responses to climate change?thumbnail of 17398IIED









Biocultural Innovations in the Potato Park: SIFOR qualitative baseline study, Peru Sovereignty at What Scale? An Inquiry into Multiple Dimensions of Food Sovereignty. In Globalizations
Intersections of local ontologies and the market economy through rural community tourism: A case study of Amaru village in Southern Andes, Peru From Lessons to Practice and Impact: Scaling up pathways in peoples’ biodiversity management. Briefing Note


The Culinary Sanctuary of the Potato Park Biocultural Heritage Territories
Pueblos Indigenas y Cambio Climático en los Andes: Una perspectiva indigena sobre un probema global Why are indigenous people sidelined at UN climate talks?
Designing an effective biocultural heritage indication labelling system: consultation document Climate Change and Peruvian Potato Farming: Traditional Knowledge in Climate Change Adaptation
Mountain Communities Workshop on Climate Change and Biocultural Heritage


Collective Trademarks and Biocultural Heritage: Towards new indications of distinction for indigenous peoples in the Potato Park, Peru Situating In Situ: A Critical Geography of Agricultural Biodiversity Conservation in the Peruvian Andes and Beyond

Regarding biocultural heritage: In situ political ecology of agricultural biodiversity in the Peruvian Andes. In Agriculture and Human Values Building on farmers’ perceptions and traditional knowledge: Biodiversity management for climate change adaptation strategies
Agrobiodiversity and food security: Scaling Up Innovations for Building People’s Capacities to Respond to Climate Change: Conceptual and Methodological Development for a Baseline Survey. Technical Report.  Guardians of the Seed: The role of Andean farmers in the Caring and Sharing of Agrobiodiversity. In E. K. and G. Winter (Ed.), Common Pools of Genetic Resources
Protocols for Environmental Sustainability: A Guide for Policymakers


Decolonising Action Research: The Potato Park Biocultural Protocol for Benefit Sharing Community Biocultural Protocols: Building Mechanisms for ABS based on Customary Quechua Norms: Access and Benefit Sharing among the Communities of the Potato Park. 
A New Conceptual Framework for Sustainable Development in Rural Indigenous and Local Communities Using Biocultural Community Protocols to Implement MEAs and UNDRIP at the Local Level for Sustainable Development


The Ayllu System of the Potato Park. In Caroline Bélair, Kaoru Ichikawa, Bernard Yun Loong Wong & Kalemani Jo Mulongoy (Eds.), Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity in Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes Entrevista Alejandro Argumedo en Diversidad y Desarrollo Rural. Mundo Rural de Tenerife (No. 8), pp 14-17

Bypassing Globalization: Barter Markets as a New Indigenous Economy in Peru. Development, 53(3), 343-349 Intellectual Property, Agrobiodiversity and Gender Considerations: Issues and Case Studies from the Andean and South Asian Regions. New York: United Nations Development Program


Delaration on Agrobiodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty Building Transdisciplinarity for Managing Complexity: Lessons from Indigenous Practice
Quechua Farmers of the Potato Park, Pisaq Protecting Community Rights over Traditional Knowledge: Implications of Customary Laws and Practices

Agrobiodiversity Zones and the Register of Native Crops in Peru: Learning from Ourselves. Miraflores: Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental