UN World Food Programme

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Blanca, a 25 year old indigenous woman, is the president of the local smallholder farmer association in Otavalo that supplies fresh vegetables to local schools.  In the picture is one of their fields, she explained how WFP and the local government helped to formalize their association, diversified their crops and encouraged women to participate. She said that working together they now receive a fair market price for their produce.

Date: 
07/04/2014