How do we conserve the amazing diversity of tropical fruit trees in a way that brings benefits to the people who look after them? Why don’t we ask the farmers? That’s exactly what the researchers and editors of Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity: Good practices for in situ and on-farm ... read more
Working on landscape restoration, REDD+, tree improvement or conservation planning in Asia-Pacific? Take this survey and tell us what your training needs are to better manage and benefit from tree genetic resources at your organization and to influence the training programme of a Regional ... read more
Projects designed to return degraded land to natural forest, with associated improvements in ecological function and biodiversity, rightly focus on native tree species. Recent research suggests that a deeper level of ecological awareness and a more nuanced approach to tree selection could ... read more
Maintaining and expanding natural forest cover is therefore an essential component of an intelligent response to the climate crisis. However, given the rapidity with which the climate is changing and the impacts of these changes on tree populations, it also presents a complexity of ... read more
As discussed in a recent article in The New York Times, on-going research in the Maya Biosphere Reserve in Guatemala’s northern Petén region demonstrates the effectiveness of forest management when it is in the hands of the people that already live there.
On the side-lines of the Paris Salon du Chocolat event, Bioversity International co-established International Cocoa Awards went to 17 cocoa producers from Africa, Asia and Pacific, the Caribbean and Central America and South America.
In their new paper 'Women and men in tropical dry forests: a preliminary review', Colfer, Elias and Jamnadass put the spotlight on several phenomena of significance from a gender perspective in dry forests.
Restoring hundreds of millions of hectares of degraded forestlands will require billions of tree seeds and seedlings. This month, we invite restoration practitioners to take a survey to help identify current problems, good practices and recommendations for improving tree seed and seedling ... read more