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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Agricultural biodiversity

Agricultural biodiversity

nourishes people and sustains the planet.

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Making a difference

Making a difference

as we work to achieve our vision – that agricultural biodiversity nourishes people and sustains the planet.

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Meet the Director General

Meet the Director General

Meet M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International, read her official blog DG Dialogues, and find the latest news.

Meet the Director General

Latest news

27 May 2015

Tracking proteins in farmer’s varieties of durum wheat in Ethiopia

Durum wheat is a common crop in Ethiopia where many local varieties are grown. Mr Basazen Fantahun, an Ethiopian, has been awarded Bioversity International’s Vavilov-Frankel Fellowship to study the quality of 35 farmer’s varieties of durum wheat used for pasta making. 

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What is agricultural biodiversity?

Bioversity International's research focuses on delivering scientific evidence, management practices and policy options to use and safeguard agricultural and tree biodiversity. But what is agricultural biodiversity exactly?

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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.

Download Bioversity International's strategy 2014–2024