Community forestry approaches that aim to form a partnership between governments and communities have gained popularity around the world. These approaches promise to enhance sustainable forest management, conservation efforts and local livelihoods.
The 1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress that was held in New Delhi, India, from 6 to 9 November 2016 concluded with the adoption of the Delhi Declaration on Agrobiodiversity Management, which seeks to develop a network of partnerships to strengthen the agrobiodiversity management ... read more
The International Agrobiodiversity Congress will gather 900 delegates from 60 countries in New Delhi, India, from 6-9 November, 2016. This international Congress will initiate and encourage a dialogue among relevant stakeholders – including farmers – to better understand everyone’s role in ... read more
Every year on October 15th, the UN celebrates International Day of Rural Women to honor and recognize the importance of rural women in enhancing agricultural rural development worldwide. The following story highlights the importance of integrating female and male knowledge in the ... read more
A decline in minor millet cultivation rings true across much of India. Yet a country wide revival of this cereal crop is in motion. Farmers are once again recognizing and asserting the value of minor millets, a cereal crop that was once central to their culture.
Government representatives from Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Samoa are meeting this week to launch a mission, coordinated by Bioversity International and COGENT, to protect Pacific coconut diversity from climate change and other threats.
After two earthquakes devastated parts of Nepal one year ago, Devendra Gauchan, National Project Manager and Bhuwon Sthapit, Senior Scientist, Bioversity International, send their fourth report on a training programme to establish much-needed community seedbanks in the Himalayan region.