This Anthro Life

Guest Podcast: Food Futures: Playing our Way to Conservation? Experimental Economics in the Andean Countryside

Food Futures LogoSpecial guest podcast from our friends at the Food Futures Podcast on Beaconreader.com:

Corinna Howland interviews Adam Gamwell about experimental games, or field experiments, which NGOs and economists use to measure when, why, and how people make different kinds of choices. This data, in turn, is used to inform public policy and generate development projects. As part of Adam’s work in Peru, he ran a series of experimental games with Andean farmers for the NGO Bioversity International, to understand what kinds of incentives farmers would need to conserve threatened varieties of quinoa.

Check out the selected transcript of the interview as well as other stories from Adam and Corinna on Medium. Their work is entirely crowdfunded so please consider subscribing and supporting independent anthropologically inspired journalism.

Liked it? Take a second to support This Anthro Life on Patreon!

0 Replies to “Guest Podcast: Food Futures: Playing our Way to Conservation? Experimental Economics in the Andean Countryside”

%d bloggers like this: