Stakeholder workshop for the development of Kenya County Climate Risk Profiles

The Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries partners with the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT to implement the World...

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Not so robust: robusta coffee more sensitive to warming than previously thought

Widely considered to better prepared for climate change than arabica coffee, a new study from Southeast Asia shows robusta coffee production decreases...

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Biodiversity: a building block for a healthier future

On the International Day for Biological Diversity, we discuss how biodiversity can be leveraged to embed resilience in our food systems and build a...

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Earth Day 2020: Climate Action for resilient food systems

To ensure food security following the COVID-19 pandemic, we must confront the climate crisis. The Alliance discusses the continued importance of...

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A Call to Action for World Leaders Preventing a Global Food Security Crisis while Combatting COVID-19

COVID-19 is posing unprecedented challenges for food systems around the world. The Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU), together with the Alliance,...

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Cool beans: A vertical crop fit for Africa's changing climate and nutritional gaps

By 2030, higher temperatures and droughts may cut common bean production by 3-5% in Africa. Farmers can adapt by switching to climbing varieties of...

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Researchers build the go-to dataset for smallholder farms

Farmer input is essential to tackling global challenges of climate change, rural poverty and nutrition. A new data collection tool aims to build the...

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A pearl millet variety improved through participatory plant breeding. Chimukoko Farmer Field School, Zimbabwe. Credit: Bioversity International/R.Vernooy

A Resilient Seed Systems Handbook to support farmers adapt to climate change

Developed by a multidisciplinary team of Bioversity International researchers and research partners, the Resilient Seed Systems Handbook Second...

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Terraced farming with grass strips to reduce soil erosion, Uganda. Credit: Bioversity International/D. Jarvis

Climate change, land and agriculture

The latest IPCC report makes clear that agriculture has enormous potential to help solve the problems climate change poses. And biodiversity, as an...

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Why climate change means a rethink of coffee and cocoa production systems

New research by an international group of scientists, from Inland Norway University, Bioversity International, Wageningen University and the World...

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