This educational research and endogenous development project centers community histories, shifts, challenges, and visions in sustaining Indigenous relationships with most vulnerable wild edible plants in the Peruvian Andean highlands. Partnered with Wanka Quechua citizen scientists and teachers, the project employs Indigenous community based participatory research (ICBPR) methods aimed producing qualitative and quantitative findings on human-nature relationships, including Quechua traditional ecological knowledge, and the current status of wild plants in the region impacted by climate change and national modernization projects. Expected outcomes include a community-driven Indigenous knowledges sustainability action plan and place-based Indigenous bilingual intercultural education curricula.
|Effective start/end date||9/1/20 → 8/1/21|
UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):
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