Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund ( F-ODM ) Consultancy“Identification and systematization of good agricultural practices in the joined program “improving the nutrition and food safety of the childhood in Peru: A focussing of building development” Consultant: Lic. Edgardo Jiménez Romero FAO PERÚ
IntroductionThe Consultancy “Identification and systematization ofgood agricultural practices in the joined program“improving the nutrition and food safety of the childhoodin Peru: A focussing of building development” isfinanced for the Millennium Development GoalsAchievement FundThe intention of the Program is to contribute to reduce thepoverty, the hunger, the food insecurity and the chronicundernourishment.
OBJECTIVES Main ObjectiveSystematization of 10 good agriculturepractices, handling and storage of foods,management of natural resources andenvironment.
METHODOLOGYSearch of publications and available informationabout good agricultural practices in Peru andanother countries, interviews and discussionswith personnel of projects and officials of publicand private entities from the farming sector,manage of the natural resources, environmentand the ecology, visit of the 21 experiencesselected.
METHODOLOGYFirst stage: PlanningCoordination with the communicators of the Program and thespecialists and technicians of the FAO, on the good practices;documentation on the educational publications andinformation on the corn field aspects granted in the areas ofintervention of the project.Second stage: Intervention in the field.Trips to collect good practices, in Loreto, Apurímac, Ayacuchoand Huancavelica with the small farming producers.Third Stage: Production and delivery of materialsSystematization of the information from the trips obtained inthe zones of intervention of the Program.
APURÍMAC1. BIOL MAKING • In Abancay, the biol is an organic fertilizer used in agroecological farms; is promoted for the NGO called IDMA and has had impact in the agricultural production.
APURÍMAC2.Farm planning and design ofagroecological farms• The small farmers plan the crop year in their farms, and decide what they grow annually. They use methodological tools as the talking maps.
Andahuaylas - APURÍMAC3. Growing organic amaranth: In Andahuaylas, the producer association of quinoa and amaranth has introduced good practices to produce.
Ayacucho4. Seed and water harvesting In the community of Quispillacta, Chuschi, the shareholders, with the support of the NGO ABA, sow the water of rains in the altitudes, to harvest it in the low part, in marshes and streams.
Ayacucho5. Decent housing (Yachapaswasi) The families who moved for the violence have returned to several locations of Chuschi and with the support of the international cooperation and the NGO ABA, now have decent housings that enter in the logic of the agroecological farms of the RURANDES program.
Ayacucho6. Organic avocado crop In Huanta, the producers associated to APROPALT, and with the support of the technical cooperation Belgian, have obtained the EUREPGAP norm, that certify that they use Good Practices, and with it exports this bear fruit to Europe and other countries.
Huancavelica7. Ancient techniques for theconservation of native seedsIn the country community ofTinquerccasa, Acobamba, the farmershave identified the techniques of selectionof positive seeds, the greening andcontrol of the plagues with “muña” andeucalyptus to manage the seeds, in theproject of FAO, LLAQTAKALLPANCHAQ”– Fortification of native organizations andlean to the rescue of theirs traditionalproducts.
Huancavelica8. Vegetable cultivation inphyto awnings (greenhouses) In Tinquerccasa, with rustic greenhouse is possible to produce vegetables without agrochemicals and with great quality in the mountain areas, in the whole year, by improving the nutrition of the inhabitants.
Loreto9. The cultivation of camucamu INCAGRO has helped the producers of camu camu in the Jenaro Herrera province, to increase the production, through the various technologies that identified the Research Institute of the Peruvian Amazon (IIAP).
Loreto10. Agroecology in floodedsoils How to work traditional agroecosystems, by means of the comprehension of the local knowledge to generate and adapt complementary technologies that were investigated for the National University of the Amazonia and the IIAP.