The ASSETS management team meet in Peru from the 28th April to 3rd May 2014. Monday and Tuesday were filled with exciting and interesting meeting with policy makers, scientists and development experts in Lima. On Wednesday our researchers met with various officials in Pucallpa, the base of our peruvian partner organisation IIAP. The next day the team travelled 4 hours up-stream Ucayali from Pucallpa to visit one out of our nine research site.
Andy Jarvis, ASSETS Co-PI at CIAT was very inspired by the peruvian Amazon setting and came up with this beautiful project description: