This Briefing note by AsociaciĆ³n ANDES and Oxfam Novib shows in detail the evidence for the use of Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS) as a coping strategy in times of food scarcity because of climate change in the Peruvian Andes. The publication elaborates on challenges of climate change in the Andes, it shows the findings on the use of NUS in the Lares valley and it provides policy recommendations.