Bioversity International: research for development in agricultural and tree biodiversity

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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. 

02 Jul 2014

Researchers take to the stage to explain value chains

Researchers use theatre as part of a participatory market chain approach to explain value chain concepts to tropical fruit tree farmers in India and Malaysia.

22 Jun 2014

Explore the importance of the world's forests in Rome, Italy

The world’s forests are under the spotlight in Rome, Italy this week for World Forest Week and FAO’s 22nd Committee on Forestry (COFO 22) including a Bioversity International side-event.

16 Jun 2014

Bioversity International Annual Report 2013

The 2013 Annual Report presents some highlights of our work about how we consume, produce, plant and safeguard agricultural biodiversity.

04 Jun 2014

Action needed to safeguard genetic diversity of the world's forests

The State of the World's Forest Genetic Resources report constitutes a major step in building the knowledge base required for action towards better conservation and sustainable management of the planet's precious forest genetic resources.

22 May 2014

Celebrating island diversity on the International Day for Biological Diversity

M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General, writes a blog post about island biodiversity and celebrates with a forest canopy walk in Malaysia — one of the most biodiversity-rich countries in the world.

19 May 2014

Forest genetic resources under spotlight at Forests Asia Summit

Forest scientists urge for the Global Plan of Action for Conservation, Sustainable Use and Development of Forest Genetic Resources to be woven into national and international programmes and strategies.