March 13, 2018 08:30 - March 13, 2018 16:00
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala
Presented By: Bioversity International and Universidad del Valle de Guatemala

Event Contact:

Nadezda Amaya (N.Amaya@cgiar.org)


The purpose of this conference and consultation is to share the results of a value chain and marketing study recently undertaken in Guatemala on chaya (Cnidoscolus aconitifolius). The event will be also an opportunity for cross learning among key institutions working on chaya in Guatemala, Mexico and the US. An open debate involving civil society, public sector and national and international organizations, will review the needs, challenges and opportunities for upgrading the value chain of this highly nutritious vegetable in Guatemala.

The meeting is jointly organized by Bioversity International and Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, in cooperation with the International Fund for Agricultural development (IFAD), the European Union (EU) and the CGIAR Research Programmes on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH).

Conference presentations will be shared on ECHOcommunity shortly after the event.