chapter  5
Dynamics Shaping Andean Landscapes, Agrobiodiversity and Foodstuff
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Across the Andes, members of rural households manage numerous species and varieties of plants and animals, geographically distant and ecologically dissimilar spaces, different types of economic relations, and a wide gamut of knowledge and technical skills. Relations among these elements have long been orchestrated through sociocultural systems that connect them with differentiated and interdependent identities. Gender is one of those systems.