Special thanks to Irma Del Rosario Celi Mariátegui and Jean-Marie Luginbuhl for translating this article into English and sharing it with the IGA community.
On Sunday, February 23, 2014, the VIII Goat Show of the Chillón River Valley took place in the picnic area “Aqui me Quedo,” located at kilometer 39 of the highway Lima-Canta in the locality of Trapiche. The event was organized by the Ecological Village Livestock Center, The Santa Rosa Office of Agriculture - Agriculture Agency of Canta of the General Directorate of Agriculture (Lima Regional Government), and the Santa Rosa de Quives town hall. The sponsors were the Ecology Institute for Development (IED), the Perulactea network, the Technological Private Institute of Higher Education in Agricultural Techniques (INTAP), Veterinaria San Martin and Moligranjeros S.A.C.
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