Results of PGTF - Project INT/01/K01

INT/01/K01 - Quinoa, a multipurpose crop for agro-industrial uses in the Andean countries

Submitter: Universidad Nacional del Altiplano from Puno, Peru, through the National Council for Science and
Technology of Peru
Subcontractor: same as above
Priority area: Food and Agriculture
Participating/beneficiary countries: 3 countries (Bolivia, Colombia, and Peru)
Number: INT/01/K01
PGTF input (US$): US$74,900
Other inputs (US$): US$89,800
Date of implementation: 2002-2004
Impact: 30 varieties of Quinoa seeds were cultivated under different crop conditions in Bolivia, Colombia and Peru. The most adaptable and productive seeds were identified and their respective profitability in the areas of production, agro industrial processing and marketing was assessed.

Contact:   Universidad Nacional del Altiplano-Puno
Centros e Institutos de Investigación
Casilla 291
Puno, Peru
Telephone: 51-3640069
Email: amujica @

Final Report:

    • INT-01-K01-FinalReport.pdf  *  [Language: Spanish; Size: 8759KB]

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