Social Enterprise Strategies for Agro-Biodiversity Conservation in the Peru

Alexander Wankel will discuss the importance of Quinoa agro-biodiversity as a resource for climate smart agriculture and food security, as well as the effects of quinoa trade on smallholder farmers in the Peruvian Andes. He will also discuss his experience as founder of Kai Pacha Foods, a social enterprise that sells plant-based Quinoa Milk made with native quinoa varieties sourced at fair prices from smallholder Andean farmers.

This event is free and open to all but booking is essential:

Refreshments will be served at 17:45 and the lecture will begin at 18:00.


Alexander Wankel is an MBA students at Kellogg College and holder of a Skoll Scholarship from the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. Alexander is also founder of Kai Pacha Foods.