(October 13, 2017)
The Amazon is one of the most biodiverse regions on the planet. Its cultural landscape is equally diverse and has a rich tradition of knowledge about the nutritional and medical properties of numerous tropical plants, some of which have reached worldwide relevance, such as vanilla, cacao, palm heart and brazil nut.
In the northern Amazon region of La Paz, the tacana, leco, tsimane’ and mosetene indigenous peoples have important knowledge of tropical agriculture, based mainly on the cult...
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