Safeguarding the future of banana against changing climates, pests and diseases

KU Leuven and Bioversity International today sign a landmark agreement to safeguard the future of the world’s favourite fruit. 

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Four steps to diversify at multiple levels

A new assessment method means farmers can identify climate resilience gaps and ways to fill them using agrobiodiversity.

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Wheat varieties grown as part of crowdsourcing trials in India. Credit: Bioversity International/T.Rastogi

Farmer science accelerates climate adaptation

A new study in PNAS addresses the challenge of climate adaptation in a way that is both scalable and targeted. Scientists demonstrate a unique...

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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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Which are the right crops to enable food security under future climates?

A new paper sets out to determine if crop-specific research investments can be prioritized to anticipate climate change impact on crops and enable the...

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A Course in Nepal on Plant Genetic Resources and Resilient Seed Systems for Sustainable Food Security

Francesca Grazioli, Research Support Officer for the Cacao Genetic Resources Team, Bioversity International, reports on a training on securing...

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A food security monitoring and early warning system for Guatemala

Supported by Bioversity International and CCAFS, the Guatemala Secretariat for Food and Nutrition Security implemented a digital platform to improve...

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A climate change atlas for Central America

Users can now explore the predicted effects of climate change on important agroforestry species.

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Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International

Looking beyond national borders to adapt farming systems to climate change

As the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP23) draws to a close in Bonn, Ann Tutwiler explains how adapting farming systems to climate change may...

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