As a contribution to efforts towards achieving complementarity between the informal and formal seed systems, the Global Forum on Agricultural Research hosted a webinar that brought together renowned experts and the agri-food research and innovation community.
Ghana is the second largest producer of cocoa in the world and in recent years has emerged as the world's principal supplier of Fairtrade-certified cocoa – about 6% of national production falls under that scheme.
Bioversity International's Annual Report looks back at accomplishments in 2016 and highlights research on healthy diets, productive and resilient farms and forests, and genetic resources conservation and use.
Bioversity International's digitised historical passport data for landrace and crop wild relative samples from all over the world proves its worth when it comes to assessing genetic changes of wild barley over time in Jordan.
Bioversity International's 'Seeds for Needs' in India researches how crop diversity can help minimize the climate change risks with the support of more than 25,000 local farmers, six of whom shared their experience of the initiative.
On a warm afternoon in a small farming village in Honduras, half a dozen farmers sit with a visitor from an NGO they’ve worked with before. They’re there to discuss the farmers’ priorities to improve their main crop, beans. What do the farmers need most? What should the bean breeders focus ... read more
One of the winners of Uganda’s National Best Farmers competition, Joy Mugisha is not only an invaluable source of agrobiodiversity knowledge for her community but a key research partner for Bioversity International and NARO.