The fellowship has been awarded to a young researcher from the National Tree Seed Center of Burkina Faso, founded and directed by Dr Ouédraogo to carry forward the research on Parkia biglobosa, commonly called néré.
Bioversity's gender fellows discuss the complementarity of men's and women's roles in managing agroforestry systems in blog posts submitted to the World Congress on Agroforestry blog contest. Vote for your favorite blog by 5 February, 2014.
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.