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Happy 2013 – the UN FAO’s International Year of the Quinoa

04 Jan

This is an interesting tidbit of news I ran across over break – and timely since Latin America will be our last global rotation this year.

2013 is the International Year of the Quinoa with the slogan “Un futuro sembrado hace miles de años.” The goal is to promote this ancient crop’s ability to provide better food security.

Here’s the UN FAO’s page about it: http://www.rlc.fao.org/en/about-fao/iyq-2012/

This topic connects with a number of issue related to global citizenship, including:

A related technical report is available for free download.

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