Different bean varieties in Uganda. Credit: Bioversity International/D.Jarvis

Soils and pulses: symbiosis for life

On April 19, FAO, Bioversity International and the Permanent Representation of Italy to the UN will jointly host the seminar Soils and pulses:...

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Forest in the lab – new film explains genetic monitoring of forests

In a new video, Bernd Degen, Head of the Institute of Forest Genetics at von Thünen Institute, Germany and one of the partners in the FORGER project,...

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Wild edible plants take centre stage in Turkey plant and food festival

The colours, smells and tastes of wild food diversity dominated the stalls of vegetable and wild herb sellers at the 6th edition of the Alaçatı Herb...

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Bioversity International at EXPO Milano 2015

EXPO Milano 2015 - Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life

Bioversity International will be participating in 15 events at EXPO Milano, and organizing its own women's empowerment event in September.

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Banco Portugues de Germoplasma Vegetal

A new era of plant genetic resource management for Portugal

The Portuguese national genebank launched a new information system to manage their crop collection. The new system is based on GRIN-Global, a platform...

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Toolkit for Indicators of Resilience

A new toolkit to measure resilience is now available

Today at the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia, Bioversity International is launching a toolkit in partnership with the Satoyama...

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More than 600 varieties of apples that grow in the Province of Turin, Italy, displayed at Terra Madre 2014. Photo from the Slow Food archive.

Celebrating food diversity at Terra Madre

Bioversity International research fellow Gennifer Meldrum reports from the Terra Madre - Salone Internazionale del Gusto held in Turin, Italy from 23...

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Beech forests are a feature of the European landscape. Credit: Bioversity International/Jeremy Cherfas

Minimum requirements for genetic conservation units of forest trees in Europe

Distribution ranges of many European forest trees extend across large geographical areas and cover many countries with diverse forest management...

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Judy Loo, Silje Trollstøl, Douglas McGuire and Sina Sibidou at COFO 22

Global Plan of Action for Forest Genetic Resources highlighted in events at FAO

Bioversity International scientists organized and participated in side events associated with two significant meetings at the Food and Agriculture...

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Custodians of seedbank in Nepal. Credit: Bioversity International/R.Vernooy

Saving seeds locally: the role of community seedbanks

Community seedbanks play an important role in the conservation and use of agricultural biodiversity – we break down the three core areas in this blog...

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