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Health and nutrition
 
Blog Post
26 October 2015
“With Our Own Hands” book arrives back in the Pamirs

Latofat, a school principle in the most remote valley of the Pamir mountains sometimes wondered if the two foreigners who 4 years showed up at her door unannounced saying they were collecting recipes about Pamiri food would ever return. She was also a bit skeptical about whether there would ever be a book.

Trade and production
 
News Story
21 April 2015
New book tells the story of Afghan and Tajik Pamirs through the lens of local recipes

In the autumn of 2009, a grandmother in the village of Mun, in the Ghund valley of the Tajik Pamir Mountains, approached two young researchers and asked them to write down her old recipes. “I want to share them with my children and grandchildren while I still remember what I know,” she said.

Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
 
Blog Post
28 April 2014
Food Futures: A Story From the Roof of the World

Food sustains us; it gives us energy to live and feel alive. We love it; we hate it. It makes us laugh; it makes us cry (especially when slicing onions). Whatever the reason, food is highly emotive.