Fruit diversity in Mercado municipal, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Credit: jACK TWO/Flickr

Mainstreaming biodiversity and nutrition in Brazil

As Brazil revises its national biodiversity and action plan, a global initiative of the Global Environment Facility led by Brazil, Kenya, Sri Lanka...

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Feeding the World 2014

The Economist, Feeding the World 2014

M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International and Frank Rijsberman, CEO, CGIAR Consortium will take part in 'The Economist - Feeding the...

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Harvesting beans in Colombia. Photo: CIAT/Neil Palmer

A farmer's dilemma: To sell or to eat?

A Thomson Reuters report by CIAT highlights work in Macaregua, Colombia by Bioversity International with CGIAR partners to identify sources of...

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Fruit tree farmer and Cristián Samper

Bioversity International announces changes to Board of Trustees leadership

Bioversity International announces changes in its Board of Trustees, as of 1 January 2014.

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New strain of banana disease arrives in Africa

Bioversity International and partners issue joint statement after a destructive strain of a banana wilt disease, that has devastated plantations in...

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Conservation concerns for endemic potato species in Bolivia

A recent study shows that many endemic Bolivian potato species are under threat. Many of these species have tolerance to certain pests, diseases and...

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Documenting traditional foodways of Kenya

School children and community leaders help document and produce four photo-filled publications on traditional foodways in two Kenyan communities.

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Crop wild relatives and landraces conference open for abstracts

The call for abstracts for the international conference on Enhanced genepool utilization - Capturing wild relative and landrace diversity for crop...

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To change the outlook of climate change, landscapes and biodiversity are part of the equation

M. Ann Tutwiler writes from the Global Landscapes Forum and offers insights on biodiversity also being part of the landscapes approach.

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Isaac Tembo (left), Timalizge Munthalie (right), Malawi at the Nutrition and Sustainability seminar hosted at FAO headquartersin the context of the preparation of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2).©FAO/Annibale Greco

Improved nutrition is vital for food security and sustainable development, say world experts

University students from Malawi brought messages of hope and action during the Nutrition and Sustainability Seminar on 12 November, one day ahead of a...

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