El gorgojo de los Andes | The Andean Weevil | Peru

The rural community of San Jose of Aymara, Pazos district, Tayacaja Province in Huacavelica Region-Peru, shows us how they overcome the challenges they face during their crops such as the potato pest called Andean Weevil without the need to use chemicals or commercial insecticides, instead they make use of “Biol” a purely natural substance. This film was made in 2017.

La comunidad rural de San José de Aymara, distrito de Pazos, Provincia de Tayacaja, Región de Huacavelica Perú, nos muestra cómo superan los desafíos que enfrentan durante sus cultivos como la plaga de la papa llamada Gorgojo Andino sin la necesidad de usar químicos ni insecticidas comerciales, en lugar de ello, ellos hacen uso de “Biol” una sustancia puramente natural. Esta película fue realizada en 2017.

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Interdisciplinary researcher and scholar with professional experience in agricultural and food systems and gender. For the past ten years, I have worked in different contexts of Latin America, Africa and South East Asia. Converse fluently in Spanish, at an intermediate level in Portuguese and Italian, and at a basic level in French.

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