Bioversity International: research for development in agricultural and tree biodiversity

Bioversity International

Bioversity International

produces scientific evidence, management practices and policy options to use and safeguard agricultural and tree biodiversity

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Healthy diets from sustainable food systems

Healthy diets from sustainable food systems

A Bioversity International initiative

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Productive and resilient farms, forests and landscapes

Productive and resilient farms, forests and landscapes

A Bioversity International initiative

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Effective genetic resources conservation and use

Effective genetic resources conservation and use

A Bioversity International initiative

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Agricultural biodiversity

Agricultural biodiversity

nourishes people and sustains the planet.

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Latest news

25 Aug 2016

Italy renews support to use and safeguard agricultural biodiversity to nourish people and sustain the planet

In July 2016, the Italian Parliament ratified the hosting agreement between the Government of Italy and Bioversity International, reinforcing their long-standing partnership to advance research activities for global food and nutrition security.

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Feature publication

Crop Genetic Diversity in the field and on the farm

Crop Genetic Diversity in the Field and on the Farm

Based on twenty years of global research, this is the first comprehensive reference on crop genetic diversity as it is maintained on farmland around the world.  The book features several Bioversity International scientists as co-authors and it is now available from Yale University Press.

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Vision & Mission

Bioversity International Strategy 2014-2024

Our vision is that agricultural biodiversity nourishes people and sustains the planet.

Our mission is to deliver scientific evidence, management practices and policy options to use and safeguard agricultural and tree biodiversity to attain sustainable global food and nutrition security.

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