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03 Sep 2014

Fighting disease and still delicious – a citrus story from India

A tale of how orchard growers in India used local citrus biodiversity to save the mandarin industry in the Amravati region.

25 Aug 2014

The role of gender in landscape restoration – a case study from Burkina Faso

In a blog for IUCN, Gender Specialist Marlène Elias talks about how men and women relate to trees differently and how this matters in landscape restoration.

18 Aug 2014

Promoting fruit tree diversity in Central Asia

Apple, apricot, almond, cherry, grape, pistachio and walnut are some of the many temperate fruit trees that originated in Central Asia. Find out more in this 2013 Annual Report story.

11 Aug 2014

Racing to save Colombian mahogany from extinction

Ecosystem restoration is now a global priority contributing to biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and adaptation. Find out more in this 2013 Annual Report story.

06 Aug 2014

Minimum requirements for genetic conservation units of forest trees in Europe

Distribution ranges of many European forest trees extend across large geographical areas and cover many countries with diverse forest management traditions and practices. Read more in this 2013 Annual Report story.

06 Aug 2014

Forest foods: Sustainable and resilient

The Contribution of Forests to Sustainable Diets was one of seven background publications for the international conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition. Read more in this 2013 Annual Report story.

31 Jul 2014

Evolution of gender relations among Nepalese farmers

CGIAR research program and LI-BIRD researchers travelled to Nepal's Gulmi District to put the 'Home Gardens' initiative's results under a gender lens.

17 Jul 2014

Global Plan of Action for Forest Genetic Resources highlighted in events at FAO

Bioversity International scientists organized and participated in side events associated with two significant meetings at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO).

11 Jul 2014

Bioversity International researcher promotes forest restoration in Nature

'Gold rush: Forest devastated by mining is reborn', a note from Evert Thomas, a Bioversity International Associate Scientist, was published this week in Nature magazine.

07 Jul 2014

A year of gender-responsive participatory research

A year-long Bioversity International Gender Research Fellowship Programme regarding men’s and women’s knowledge, management and preferences related to forest genetic resources concludes with a writeshop in India.