Celebrating his 80th birthday, Dr Chin Hoong Fong, Bioversity International Honorary Fellow and iconic professor emeritus of Universiti Putra Malaysia speaks about the leaps that seed technology has taken during – and thanks to – his 55-year long career.
A recently published paper documents the nutritional composition and value of foods obtained from forest trees – ‘moabi’ fruits and oil, ‘Mvout’ fruits and the seeds of ‘ebaye’ and calls for their increased consumption.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Bioversity International scientists Marlène Elias and Riina Jalonen and researcher Narasimha Hegde from LIFE Trust, interviewed Ms Nagaveni Hegde, leader of the recently formed Matrabhoomi Women’s Group.
Judy Loo reflects on the recently published open-access special issue of Forest Ecology and Management – a publication that alongside the Global Plan of Action will guide informed action to conserve and sustainably use precious tree genetic diversity.
The Commission on Genetic Resources will hold its Fifteenth Regular Session from 19-23 January 2015 at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Italy. Find out how Bioversity International is participating.