IPON Research Network


Bolivian partners have joined IPON in 2023. They aim to collaborate with the Yurakés people in 4 indigenous communities.

Map of Bolivia

Country Context

Food System Characteristics

Locally food produced in small farms, backyards and rivers

Main climatic & environmental stresses

Intense rainfall, warmer temperatures

Main social stresses

Deforestation and land insecurity

Key Collaborators

Team Members

Carol Zavaleta-Cortijo

Dr. Carol Zavaleta-Cortijo


Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Peru, Bolivia

Carol is a Quechua Peruvian researcher. Her areas of specialty include Indigenous and Intercultural Health, Climate Change, and Food and Nutrition Security.