You can contribute to the revision of quinoa descriptors (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.)

Bioversity International is currently conducting a review of its original publication ‘Descriptores de quinua’ (CIRF, 1985) in Spanish. This revision -very timely as it coincides with the International Year of Quinoa, 2013 as stated by FAO- will promote the use of quinoa, one of the most nutritious and resilient crops in the world. This work is the result of Bioversity collaboration with FAO Regional Office for Latin America and The Caribbean, PROINPA, INIAF and many quinoa experts around the world.

The web link of the survey is: and deadline has been set for 28th February 2013.

Bioversity International realiza actualmente una revisión de la publicación original ‘Descriptores de quinua’ (CIRF, 1985). La revisión de estos descriptores para la promoción del uso de quinua -uno de los cultivos más nutritivos y resistentes del mundo- es sumamente oportuno ya que coincide con la celebración del Año Internacional de la Quinua, 2013, según lo declarado por la FAO. Este trabajo es producto de la colaboración de Bioversity, la Oficina Regional de la FAO para America Latina y El Caribe, PROINPA y el INIAF.

Si desea participar en la encuesta puede utilizar el siguiente enlace: y enviarnos sus comentarios antes del 28 de febrero de 2013.



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