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Biodiversity loss threatens future of food

The precious biodiversity that sustains our food systems is in decline, according to first-ever global report on the state of biodiversity for food...

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Wheat varieties grown as part of crowdsourcing trials in India. Credit: Bioversity International/T.Rastogi

Farmer science accelerates climate adaptation

A new study in PNAS addresses the challenge of climate adaptation in a way that is both scalable and targeted. Scientists demonstrate a unique...

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Untold Tale of the Tepary

This holiday season, Bioversity International tells the story of the nutritious and resilient, yet small and underutilized tepary bean, and the...

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Field work during the MusaNet Regional Workshop on Musa Characterization and Documentation in Costa Rica. Credit: Bioversity International/M.Ruas

Sharing best practices for banana germplasm conservation and exchange

Latin American and Caribbean banana collection curators came together for the MusaNet Regional Workshop on Musa Characterization and Documentation

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Which are the right crops to enable food security under future climates?

A new paper sets out to determine if crop-specific research investments can be prioritized to anticipate climate change impact on crops and enable the...

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A Course in Nepal on Plant Genetic Resources and Resilient Seed Systems for Sustainable Food Security

Francesca Grazioli, Research Support Officer for the Cacao Genetic Resources Team, Bioversity International, reports on a training on securing...

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Hedge your bets in resilient landscape restoration

Bioversity International launched the 'Trees for Seeds: Resilient forest restoration' initiative at the Global Landscapes Forum one month ago in...

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Transporting and selling coconuts at a floating market in Thailand. Credit: Bioversity International/B. Sthapit

A global strategy for the conservation and use of coconut genetic resources

An updated global strategy launched by the International Coconut Genetic Resources Network/Bioversity International aims to advance research,...

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Finger millet is one of the crops covered under the Plant Treaty’s Multilateral System for Access and Benefit Sharing. Credit: Bioversity International/Y.Wachira

A decision-making tool for countries to implement the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit Sharing

Many countries seek assistance in developing the necessary institutional, legal, policy and administrative mechanisms to implement the Plant Treaty’s...

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Call for help to map conservation priorities for Asian tree species

Unsustainable extraction, changing land uses and climate threaten thousands of socio-economically valuable tree species across Asia. A new regional...

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