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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Supporting Seedbanks in South Africa publication

Supporting community seedbanks in South Africa

A new report by Bioversity International and partners provides input for a strategy to support community seedbanks in South Africa’s smallholder...

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Quinoa descriptors presented at the International Quinoa Congress in Milan

The International Quinoa Congress opens today in Milan, Italy. Bioversity International's scientist Adriana Alercia is presenting the quinoa...

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Agricultural landscape in Turrialba, Costa Rica.

Climate-smart territories — An interview with Jacob van Etten

Bioversity International scientist Jacob van Etten on 'climate-smart territories' and the recent Wallace Conference in Costa Rica.

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Ghanaian Ministers claim traditional crops as assets in fighting Africa’s food challenges

The NUS 2013 conference participants shared knowledge and found solutions on how to help move African policies to mainstream traditional crops into...

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Log books containing data about the seeds

Community Seed Banks in Nepal - Past, present, future

More than 100 community seed banks are active in Nepal. A new publication by LI-BIRD, Bioversity International and partners highlights the...

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Wild foods: a food security strategy that's hard to swallow?

Bioversity International's Barbara Vinceti joins Bronwen Powell and Eva Muller in a discussion on the importance of wild foods for the food and...

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Food for thought on Andean super grains

A new book Biodiversity of Andean grains: Balancing market potential and sustainable livelihoods puts the spotlight on Andean super grains: quinoa,...

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