Bioversity International: research for development in agricultural and tree biodiversity

CGIAR partnership

CGIAR is the only worldwide partnership addressing agricultural research for development, whose work contributes to the global effort to tackle poverty, hunger and major nutrition imbalances, and environmental degradation. It is carried out by 15 research centres, in close collaboration with hundreds of partners, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, development organizations and the private sector.

Bioversity International is a CGIAR Research Centre. CGIAR is supported by CGIAR Fund Donors.

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Partnership news:

03 Feb 2017

Celebrating banana diversity – A treasure chest hosted in Belgium

Last week, Director General M. Ann Tutwiler celebrated, together with national and international partners, the 30th anniversary of the ... read more

02 Feb 2017

New paper links farmers' perceptions of crop diversity and adaptation to climate change

Farmers in the Andean highlands are facing more unpredictable drought, frost, hail, and pest and disease outbreaks under climate change. A ... read more

23 Jan 2017

30 years of banana diversity hosted in Belgium – A treasure chest to feed the world

KU Leuven, Belgium – The world’s largest banana genebank managed by Bioversity International, celebrated today its 30th anniversary with an ... read more

13 Dec 2016

Belgium signs cooperation agreement with CGIAR

On 7 December 2016, Belgium signed a cooperation agreement with CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food-secure future. CGIAR research ... read more

05 Dec 2016

Restoring lands and livelihoods in Burkina Faso: The business of one association

Mr Alain Traoré, Director of tiipaalga, shares insights from his long-term efforts in fostering farmer-led restoration initiatives in Burkina ... read more

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