Bioversity International's Annual Report looks back at accomplishments in 2016 and highlights research on healthy diets, productive and resilient farms and forests, and genetic resources conservation and use.
Bioversity International scientists carry out a systematic assessment of characteristics and outcomes of Integrated Landscape Initiatives in South and Southeast Asia, addressing several challenges and suggestions for improvement.
Bioversity International’s agro-climatic risk management, in cooperation with The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Costa Rica, produced a national-scale system documenting agricultural losses to Hurricane Otto in real time, assisting the development of an immediate response plan.
On a warm afternoon in a small farming village in Honduras, half a dozen farmers sit with a visitor from an NGO they’ve worked with before. They’re there to discuss the farmers’ priorities to improve their main crop, beans. What do the farmers need most? What should the bean breeders focus ... read more
New research by Bioversity International is studying how women and men control and manage banana cropping systems in Burundi, and how this can influence the adoption of technologies that can help farmers manage a deadly banana disease.
Currently, there is much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. The new Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests, co-edited by our gender specialist Marlène Elias provides a collection of key articles on gender and forests published over the last ... read more
As the world moves towards large-scale plantation agriculture, it's crucial poor countries protect small farmers to meet the food needs of a growing global population, says the first The Lancet Planetary Health issue featuring Bioversity International's Jessica Fanzo and Roseline Remans.