Post-mining restoration in Colombia using native tree species. Credit: Forestpa/L.G. Moscoso Higuita

Bioversity International researcher promotes forest restoration in Nature

'Gold rush: Forest devastated by mining is reborn', a note from Evert Thomas, a Bioversity International Associate Scientist, was published this week...

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Diversity Field Forum in Mali. Credit: Bioversity International/R.Vodouhe

Farmer-selected local varieties certified in Mali

Celebrate with us the recent seed certification of eight local crop varieties produced by farmers in Mali, made possible by the work of Bioversity...

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Custodians of seedbank in Nepal. Credit: Bioversity International/R.Vernooy

Saving seeds locally: the role of community seedbanks

Community seedbanks play an important role in the conservation and use of agricultural biodiversity – we break down the three core areas in this blog...

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Agricultural landscape in volcanic region, Chile. Credit: Pablo C.M BIOIMAGENES C.L

Open-access review on landscape initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean

An open-access review of integrated landscape initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean is now available. We interviewed one of the authors,...

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Farmer with Cassia tora. Credit: Bioversity International/B.Danjimo

Women farming wild species in West Africa

Women play an important role in domesticating nutritious wild species in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger both for sale and home consumption. 

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Custodian farmer rescues potatoes from flooding along the banks  of Lake Titicaca

Bolivia leads the way in recognizing farmers as custodians of biodiversity

Bolivia recognizes custodian farmers of agricultural biodiversity as key contributors to the conservation of biodiversity, food and income security —...

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Foto: Bioversity International/G.Baldinelli

Bolivia lidera el camino para reconocer a los Agricultores como Custodios de la Agrobiodiversidad

Bolivia ha realizado un reconocimiento a los agricultores custodios de la agrobiodiversidad como contribuyentes claves para la conservación de la...

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Along Barotse Floodplain. Credit:Worldfish/Froukje Kruijssen

Assessing agricultural biodiversity in Borotse floodplain, Zambia

Bioversity International Regional Director, Sub-Saharan Africa, Joseph Jojo Baidu-Forson, talks about a recent assessment of agricultural biodiversity...

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Malaysian dipterocarp forest. Credit: Bioversity International/R.Jalonen

To sustain timber yields in Asian forests genetic issues must be addressed

Forestry experts at Bioversity International and the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia call attention to the impacts of logging on the genetic...

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Maize farmer in Central America. Credit: CIMMYT/E. Phipps

Simulating drought in Guatemala to prepare for climate change

Bioversity International is running a series of drought simulation exercises with the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock in Guatemala to see how...

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