The Great Food Transformation

Launched today, the EAT-Lancet Commission on Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems sets out proposed global scientific targets to drive the...

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Untold Tale of the Tepary

This holiday season, Bioversity International tells the story of the nutritious and resilient, yet small and underutilized tepary bean, and the...

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Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Production Landscapes

The recently released 'Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Production Landscapes' features Bioversity International's contributions to supporting...

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Rice varieties from the plains of the Terai regions in Nepal. Credit: Bioversity International/B. Sthapit

Testing farmers evolutionary plant breeding strategies for coping with climate change

Bioversity International and IFAD are pleased to announce an IFAD grant of $3.5 million and national co-funding of $2.1 million, on the use of genetic...

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Searching for pathways towards equitable and sustainable reservoir management

Bioversity International and partners work closely with local communities in Burkina Faso to tackle the dry season water constraints by supporting...

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Farmers on a Sri Lankan farm where crop rotations of chilli, rice and other crops are practised, here harvesting chilli peppers. Credit: Bioversity International/S.Landersz

What has agricultural biodiversity ever done for us?

Bioversity International scientist Simon Attwood explains how the use of agricultural biodiversity can make our diets healthier, and agriculture more...

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Integrated systems research for sustainable smallholder agriculture

A new publication details achievements and lessons learned from the Central Mekong, offering insights and recommendations that could support...

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Farmers in Bihar, India. Credit: Bioversity International/C. Zanzanaini

Small farms are essential for food security, study says

As the world moves towards large-scale plantation agriculture, it's crucial poor countries protect small farmers to meet the food needs of a growing...

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Increasing access to quality and diverse seed: A journey to the Kiziba community seedbank

As the threat of climate change looms large over the agriculture sector and food security, many farmers in Uganda are beginning to appreciate the...

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Sierra de los Cuchamatanes, Guatemala. Credit: Bioversity International/M. Ramirez

Connecting landscapes with ecological corridors will benefit people, nature and business

To guarantee productive, profitable farms today and tomorrow, we need agrobiodiversity at the
ecosystem, agronomic and genomic level to work together,...

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