Local agrobiodiversity in Guatemala. Credit: Bioversity International/R. Robitaille

One thousand and ninety seven reasons to celebrate World Food Day

In her World Food Day blog, Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International draws attention to the thousands of overlooked food...

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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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Call for help to map conservation priorities for Asian tree species

Unsustainable extraction, changing land uses and climate threaten thousands of socio-economically valuable tree species across Asia. A new regional...

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Local apricot variety, Uzbekistan. Credit: Bioversity International/K.Baymetov

Increasing the profile of crop diversity in Uzbekistan

Bioversity International and partners joined forces to address the challenges to the existing system of seed and planting material production in...

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Rice terraces in Nepal. Credit: IRRI/B.Bouman

Promoting agricultural biodiversity on the mountains of Nepal

A new catalogue provides easy reference to diverse crop varieties adapted to mountain agriculture in Nepal to promote a growing demand for...

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Historic seed samples to monitor genetic variation

Bioversity International's digitised historical passport data for landrace and crop wild relative samples from all over the world proves its worth...

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Integrated Landscape Initiatives in South and Southeast Asia

Bioversity International scientists carry out a systematic assessment of characteristics and outcomes of Integrated Landscape Initiatives in South and...

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Going to the root of the problem with forest genetic resources training - Apply now

Teaching forestry at an Asian university or training institution? Apply now for the Second Regional Training on Forest Genetic Resources in China,...

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Women farmers at Farmers' Field Day at Vaishali, Bihar in April 2017. Credit: Bioversity International/S. Dsouza

Seeds for Needs – India: a pathway to diversification

Bioversity International's 'Seeds for Needs' in India researches how crop diversity can help minimize the climate change risks with the support of...

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Obstacles to gender-smart fertilizer use hurt livelihoods, scientists say

Compiling gender-inclusive data could help scientists understand how to help improve nitrogen fertilizer application practices among smallholder...

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