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Quinoa: A lucrative crop for Bolivia

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  • Americas

Quinoa is surging in popularity in the U.S., but did you know that much of the quinoa you enjoy is grown by farmers in Bolivia? USAID is helping Bolivian quinoa farmers gain access to improved equipment that can increase their capacity six fold, while reducing the energy consumption associated with growing it. The new equipment allows the farmers to fulfill more quinoa orders from the U.S., resulting in higher incomes for the farmers and their families, and a sustainable future.

Take a look at a photo slideshow that tells the full story of Bolivia’s success story.

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