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Biocultural Adaptation in Mountain Communities: Third INMIP International Learning Exchange, Stone Village, China
The International Network of Mountain Indigenous Peoples (INMIP) aims to support capacity development for climate change adaptation through community-to-community exchange of knowledge and innovations. It currently includes communities from 10 countries in Asia and Latin America. It is coordinated by ANDES (Peru), with support from IIED (through the SIFOR project – Smallholder Innovation for
ANDES (Peru), the Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy (China), IIED and UNDP-GEF Small Grants Programme worked together to organise the 3rd INMIP Learning Exchange in the Stone Village, China, on 18-23 May 2016. This report presents the results.
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IIED is working with partners in China, India, Kenya and Peru to revitalise traditional knowledge-based – or 'biocultural' – innovation systems of smallholder farmers in order to strengthen food security in the face of climate change. Traditional farmers continually improve and adapt their crops and farming practices in response to new challenges, using local knowledge and biodiversity, generating new technologies and practices.
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Smallholder innovation for resilience (SIFOR)