Seed fair with smallholder farmers in Mutale, Limpopo Province, South Africa. This community has been earmarked by the government to set up a community seedbank. Credit: Bioversity International/R.Vernooy

Community seedbank secrets revealed in a new book

A new book by Earthscan/Routledge in association with Bioversity International, reviews the history, evolution, experiences, challenges, successes and...

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Protected Area Governance and Management Cover

The future of food - why protected areas are more than just a safe haven for pandas

While the wider public perception of the value of protected areas may often be as a safe haven for poster child endangered species, the real value is...

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Planting trees at the Bangalore Living Laborary Ceremony. Photo: Bioversity International/A. Gupta

A living laboratory for rare fruit trees, roots, tubers and medicinal plants in Bangalore

India’s first ever genetic garden opens to safeguard and study rare plant species that are important for food and medicine, in one of the world’s 35...

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Vice Chancellor of Universiti Putra Malaysia, Professor Mohd Fauzi Hj Ramlan, congratulates his former teacher Professor Chin on his 80th birthday

Half a century of pioneering seed conservation: an interview with Malaysian seed icon Professor Chin

Celebrating his 80th birthday, Dr Chin Hoong Fong, Bioversity International Honorary Fellow and iconic professor emeritus of Universiti Putra Malaysia...

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Quinoa growing in Bolivia. Credit: Bioversity International/S. Padulosi

Nutritious, delicious and eaten in space – The State of the Art Report on Quinoa around the World

With contributions from Bioversity International scientists, a FAO report with the most up-to-date technical and scientific information on this...

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Bioversity International’s gender agenda gains momentum

Today, as we celebrate International Women's Day, it’s a good time to recognize the urgent need to better understand how gender plays out in...

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