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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Food Safety for All by All 

Reflecting on World Food Safety Day 2020's theme "Food safety, everybody's business", Mercy Lungaho explains its importance within Kenyan food...

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The response from the Alliance of Bioversity and CIAT to the COVID-19 crisis in Asia

COVID-19 emphasized the need for more resilient and healthy food systems. In Asia, we are partnering with governments, NGOs, and private institutions...

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COVID-19 highlights the need for food systems-based policies for reducing tropical deforestation

Deforestation has many drivers but one is often overlooked: food consumption in cities that increases demand for products produced on deforested land....

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Dairy farming transforms farmers’ livelihoods

On World Milk Day, we discuss how an initiative led by the Alliance is providing training and new technology to improve milk yields in Meru County,...

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