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30 Apr 2014

Bioversity International researchers to present at Forests Asia Summit

Sharing knowledge on how South-east Asia can accelerate the shift toward a green economy by better managing its forests and landscapes will be the focus of Forests Asia Summit, taking place in Jakarta, Indonesia from 5-6 May 2014.

 

 

15 Apr 2014

To sustain timber yields in Asian forests genetic issues must be addressed

Forestry experts at Bioversity International and the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia call attention to the impacts of logging on the genetic diversity of timber trees in Asian forests, and its effects on timber production.

21 Mar 2014

Celebrating forest and tree diversity on the International Day of Forests

Bioversity International researcher Judy Loo and FAO's Albert Nikiema discuss forest genetic resources and the preparation of the first ever State of the World Report on Forest Genetic Resources.

06 Mar 2014

Voices from the rainforest

This year for International Women's Day, Bioversity has collected stories that inspire progress. Two Malaysian women, Jaliah and Angeline, share their experiences in this blog post.

06 Mar 2014

How gender-specific knowledge is inspiring change in Kyrgyzstan’s walnut forests

Knowledge that can contribute to sustainable biodiversity management and conservation can differ between men and women within a community. Find out how taking a participatory research approach to gather that knowledge is proving fruitful.

05 Mar 2014

Non-timber forest products: the way forward for rural women?

This year for International Women's Day, Bioversity has collected stories that inspire progress. In this blog post, Bioversity gender fellow Yvonne describes the changing roles of Cameroonian women.

05 Mar 2014

Diary of a Shea tree

This year for International Women's Day, Bioversity has collected stories that inspire progress. Here is a story about gender narrated by a Shea tree.

04 Mar 2014

Native fruit trees of life

This year for International Women's Day, Bioversity has collected stories that inspire change. Here is the story of Mrs Rajeshwari and Mr Parameshwar, an Indian farming couple.

18 Feb 2014

The winner of the Abdou-Salam Ouédraogo Fellowship announced

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.

04 Feb 2014

‘Memoir of a shea tree’ and other stories call for votes

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.

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