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Harvesting beans in Colombia. Photo: CIAT/Neil Palmer

A farmer's dilemma: To sell or to eat?

A Thomson Reuters report by CIAT highlights work in Macaregua, Colombia by Bioversity International with CGIAR partners to identify sources of...

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Rice fields in China. Credit: Bioversity/C. Fadda

Bridging Agriculture and Conservation

An initiative led by Bioversity International, launched in 2013, is working with partners to address the challenges facing agriculture and...

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World Food Day: A time to embrace the farming we want

In National Geographic, Bioversity's M. Ann Tutwiler and Cristián Samper recognize World Food Day as a time to safeguard global food security and...

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Cacao, Malaysia. Credit: Bioversity International/B. Sthapit

Taste of what's to come: cocoa diversity for 50 million people globally

On International Chocolate Day, Stephan Weise, Bioversity International and Martin Gilmour, Mars, explain why supporting the conservation and use of...

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Farming Today

Dr. Carlo Fadda reports from Ethiopia on the day-to-day challenges facing farmers and using durum wheat diversity to adapt to climate change. Then Ann Tutwiler is interviewed on why agricultural biodiversity matters as part of their Global Perspectives Series. 

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Mainstreaming Agrobiodiversity in Sustainable Food Systems

On 26 July 2017, Bioversity International launched its flagship publication Mainstreaming Agrobiodiversity in Sustainable Food Systems: Foundations for a Scientific Index.  The book received international media attention - a summary of which is listed below.