The contribution of forests and trees to feed the growing population is hampered by cultural factors and limited data, among other issues, according to a recent paper co-authored by Bioversity scientists and partners, highlighted by Thomson Reuters.
Botanist, forester and other expert opinions should be used to validate and fine-tune the outcomes of the popular environmental envelope modeling tool, says a new paper co-written by Bioversity researchers.
Participants of Nutritious Foods from Forests, a side event of the 40th gathering of the Committee on World Food Security, said increased food security depends on the policymakers' recognition of forest foods as part of the equation.
On International Chocolate Day, Stephan Weise, Bioversity International and Martin Gilmour, Mars, explain why supporting the conservation and use of cacao genetic diversity is vital for future production.
M. Ann Tutwiler answers questions on why agricultural and forest biodiversity matters, the new Bridging Conservation Agriculture Initiative, our partnership with CGIAR and her new role as Director General, Bioversity International.
Bioversity International's Barbara Vinceti joins Bronwen Powell and Eva Muller in a discussion on the importance of wild foods for the food and nutrition security of millions of people. Often overlooked in food security strategies, these resources are both vital and under threat, and ... read more
What does gender have to do with research on forest genetic resources? That was the question 22 social and biophysical scientists discussed in Kuching, Malaysia, during the inception workshop of Bioversity International’s Gender Research Fellowship Programme.
Today, as we celebrate International Women's Day, it’s a good time to recognize the urgent need to better understand how gender plays out in smallholder farming systems and forest communities. This is crucial to developing effective strategies for the conservation and use of agricultural ... read more
A new open access research paper looks at peach palm in tropical Latin America and its implications for biodiversity conservation, natural resource management and human nutrition, with contributions from scientists at CIAT, CIRAD and Bioversity International.