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

13 Feb 2017

Romanticizing cocoa diversity - why we should be eating diverse chocolate on Valentine's Day

As we get ready for the year's tastiest event, the Salon du Chocolat in Paris, discover our Valentine's Day special: a list of publications, podcasts and other materials that not only highlight our passion for chocolate and the people who grow and produce it, but especially diverse chocolate since ...

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Feature publication

Farmers' Crop Varieties and Farmers' Rights

This Issues in agricultural biodiversity series book addresses the complexities of defining what farmers’ varieties are and how they differ from one another and from other varieties. It charts the evolution of the ‘farmers’ rights’ concept, and examines the policy challenges linked to the absence of fixed taxonomic or legal definitions of farmers’ varieties.

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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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