Maize farmer in Central America. Credit: CIMMYT/E. Phipps

Simulating drought in Guatemala to prepare for climate change

Bioversity International is running a series of drought simulation exercises with the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock in Guatemala to see how...

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SAPM - Strategic Action Plan for Mesoamerica

An action plan to conserve and use the diversity of Mesoamerica

Bioversity International has been working with over 100 stakeholders to develop this 10-year action plan to strengthen the role of plant genetic...

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PAEM - Plan de Acción estratégico para Mesoamerica

Un Plan de Acción para conservar y usar la diversidad Mesoamericana

Bioversity International ha trabajado con más de 100 partes interesadas para desarrollar este plan de acción para fortalecer el papel de los recursos...

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Fruit diversity in Mercado municipal, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Credit: jACK TWO/Flickr

Mainstreaming biodiversity and nutrition in Brazil

As Brazil revises its national biodiversity and action plan, a global initiative of the Global Environment Facility led by Brazil, Kenya, Sri Lanka...

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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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Conservation concerns for endemic potato species in Bolivia

A recent study shows that many endemic Bolivian potato species are under threat. Many of these species have tolerance to certain pests, diseases and...

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Supporting Seedbanks in South Africa publication

Supporting community seedbanks in South Africa

A new report by Bioversity International and partners provides input for a strategy to support community seedbanks in South Africa’s smallholder...

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Agricultural landscape in Turrialba, Costa Rica.

Climate-smart territories — An interview with Jacob van Etten

Bioversity International scientist Jacob van Etten on 'climate-smart territories' and the recent Wallace Conference in Costa Rica.

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Wild foods: a food security strategy that's hard to swallow?

Bioversity International's Barbara Vinceti joins Bronwen Powell and Eva Muller in a discussion on the importance of wild foods for the food and...

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Food for thought on Andean super grains

A new book Biodiversity of Andean grains: Balancing market potential and sustainable livelihoods puts the spotlight on Andean super grains: quinoa,...

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