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Bolivia: Potatoes in peril

United Nations - Potatoes originated in the Andes where more than 4,000 different varieties are grown. A changing climate in Bolivia has put this staple food at risk. The International Fund for Agricultural Developme...

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Bolivia: Crazy for Quinoa

United Nations, New York, 20 March - 2013 is the International Year of Quinoa, one of the world's healthiest foods. But in Bolivia, the world's largest grower and exporter, quinoa is considered food for the poor. Now ...

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Bolivia: Unlocking a Nation’s Bounty

United Nations, New York, January 2012 - The vast salt flats of Bolivia, just beneath its surface lies one of the most sought after minerals in the world. Nearly one half of the global supply of lithium - a key ingred...

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Bolivia: Fighting For Equality

United Nations, New York, October 2011 - The United Nations has designated 2011 as the International Year for People of African Descent. The aim is to strengthen the integration of people of African descent into mains...

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Bolivia’s Glacier: A vanishing Future

United Nations, New York, November 2009 - In South America, many Bolivians are victims of a warming planet. High up in the Andes mountains ... a disaster is in the making as many of the glaciers are melting at rates s...

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United Nations TV – Bolivia: Guarani Land Rights

In the forests of Bolivia, the Guarani people are fighting for their human rights.

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Bolivia’s glacier: a vanishing future

United Nations, New York, December 2009 - High up in the Bolivian Andes mountains, a disaster are in the making as many of the glaciers are melting at rates surprising even the experts. At risk are tens of thousands o...

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Ecotourism in Bolivia

United Nations, February 2009 - A growing number of environmentally conscious travellers worldwide have been seeking out destinations with rich fauna, flora and cultural heritage. A new programme established by IFAD i...