From the field: how on-farm biodiversity is transforming community livelihoods in Kenya

A farmer describes how Alliance work implementing agriculture, nutrition and livelihood projects in Vihiga County has impacted his life since 2016.

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Stakeholder workshop for the development of Kenya County Climate Risk Profiles

The Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries partners with the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT to implement the World...

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Partnerships for solutions: Assessing COVID’s Impacts on Poor Urban Consumers in Africa

Alliance researchers in Nairobi, Kenya, report on a joint study establishing the effects of COVID-19 on residents’ livelihoods and food access.

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Coming to the rescue - Payment for Agrobiodiversity Services to safeguard crop varieties in Guatemala

The Alliance-led PACS programme is helping saving resilient traditional crop varieties in Huehuetenango, Guatemala.

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The complex relationship between deforestation and diet diversity in the Amazon  

As increasing areas of the Amazonian rainforest are converted into agricultural land, scientists are examining how this is linked with local...

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Researchers and entrepreneurs bring back forgotten gems: underutilized crops transformed into healthy snacks

Researchers are exploring innovative technologies that could offer alternative organic, nutritious, and readily available yet affordable snacks.

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Working across institutions and disciplines for science-based responses to fight COVID-19 in Ethiopia

Agricultural researchers are applying data sharing and analytics to improve COVID testing and treatment, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health...

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Not so robust: robusta coffee more sensitive to warming than previously thought

Widely considered to better prepared for climate change than arabica coffee, a new study from Southeast Asia shows robusta coffee production decreases...

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Scientists unlock secrets of Ethiopia's superfood in race to save it from warming climate

Ethiopia's native staple food grain teff is at risk, with 80% of production to be hit by higher temperatures soon if not protected. For the first...

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Protecting income-generating cassava from virus duo

While the world worries about the global impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, smallholder cassava farmers in South-East Asia are being affected by...

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