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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Estrategias de los agricultores para adaptarse al cambio climático en Colombia

¿Cómo se adaptan las comunidades rurales al cambio climático? Bioversity International y sus socios están trabajando con las comunidades en Colombia...

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Farmer strategies to adapt to climate change in Colombia

How will rural communities adapt to climate change? Bioversity International and partners are working with communities in Colombia to assess their...

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Comunidades en Guatemala guardan la diversidad del maíz

La región de Huehuetenango, en las tierras altas de los Cuchumatanes al occidente de Guatemala, es un importante centro de diversificación del maíz.

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Communities saving maize diversity in Guatemala

The Huehuetenango region, in the Cuchumatanes highlands of Western Guatemala, is an important centre of diversification for maize.

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Maarten van Zonneveld, Associate Scientist in diversity analysis for conservation and use, based in Bioversity International's Colombia office.

How studying peach palm in tropical Latin America can help us understand the potential of diversity.

A new open access research paper looks at peach palm in tropical Latin America and its implications for biodiversity conservation, natural resource...

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