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Women prepare lunch in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Credit: CIFOR/Augusta

Understanding gender norms and innovation processes to foster gender-equitable opportunities in forest landscapes

Gender researchers present findings from Indonesia and Kyrgyzstan that shed light on how gender norms shape, and are influenced by, forest and...

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A global strategy for the conservation and use of coconut genetic resources

An updated global strategy launched by the International Coconut Genetic Resources Network/Bioversity International aims to advance research,...

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Finger millet is one of the crops covered under the Plant Treaty’s Multilateral System for Access and Benefit Sharing. Credit: Bioversity International/Y.Wachira

A decision-making tool for countries to implement the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit Sharing

Many countries seek assistance in developing the necessary institutional, legal, policy and administrative mechanisms to implement the Plant Treaty’s...

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To conserve biodiversity, conserve agricultural biodiversity

In her latest blog, Ann Tutwiler, Director General of Bioversity International, explains why she is proud to be an International Ambassador for the...

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Disrupting agricultural and tree biodiversity science – a review of Bioversity International’s 2017

On the International Day of Biological Diversity, which in 2018 marks 25 years of action for biodiversity, our Director General, Ann Tutwiler is proud...

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Credit: Crop Trust

On the 10th anniversary of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a call for conserving the rest of the world's food

This week Ann Tutwiler was privileged to join the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault where she presented on why the...

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Community seedbank workshop unites representatives from around the world

Earlier this fall, International Workshop on Community Seedbanks attracted a truly international and diverse crowd: almost 100 farmers, experts,...

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Farmers attending a field day to learn about the trials of durum wheat at Geregera. A Seeds for Needs field trip, Ethiopia, 2015. Credit: Bioversity International/S.Collins

Modern science meets traditional knowledge to improve crop breeding

Scientists have partnered with traditional farmers to demonstrate, for the first time, how indigenous knowledge may drive future breeding.

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Community seedbanks: securing diversity for climate change adaptation

Bioversity International’s policy scientist Ronnie Vernooy explains to Degrees of Latitude why community seedbanks are important for farming systems’...

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