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24 Nov 2017

A win-win-win solution for conservation, nutrition and livelihoods

A recent initiative by Bioversity International and partners was shortlisted as one of top ten innovative solutions that promote change in human activities to ensure sustainable food security while conserving biodiversity.

26 Oct 2017

Integrating wild and agricultural biodiversity conservation – why we need both

In a chapter of the Routledge Handbook of Agricultural Biodiversity, researchers explore the neglected yet inextricable relationship between both wild and agricultural biodiversity and find some surprising and important linkages and distinctions.

17 Oct 2017

Filling two needs with one deed

An initiative with important potential boosts both nutrition and women empowerment through home gardening.

16 Oct 2017

Agrobiodiversity is essential for the disruptive changes we need in global food systems

On World Food Day, Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International reflects on last week’s 44th Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS44) in Rome, Italy.

13 Oct 2017

Roasted Bambara groundnut: an emerging income source for women in Mali

On the occasion of the International Day of Rural Women, that takes place on 15 October, our researchers give us insight into how Bambara groundnut is emerging as an income source for women in Mali.

13 Oct 2017

Five ways food biodiversity contributes to healthier diets

With World Food Day approaching, researchers Gina Kennedy and Dietmar Stoian explain how food biodiversity can help address hunger, malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies.

26 Sep 2017

New Study Reveals Agrobiodiversity Investments as Triple Win for Health, Environment and Food System Sustainability

Bioversity International launches first scientific review of agrobiodiversity's untapped potential to fight global challenges including climate change and malnutrition.

30 Aug 2017

Inspiring local communities to enhance their diets

Nutrition Specialist, Molly Ahern, talks about the methodologies used to learn about local diets in northern Malawi and northern Zambia and help increase their nutritional value and diversity.

25 Jul 2017

A spotlight on the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition

Dedicated to studying how diversification of diets and underutilized crops provide nutrients, Bioversity International scientists co-authored chapters on sustainable, resilient food systems for healthy diets for the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition.

17 Jul 2017

A look back at 2016

Bioversity International's Annual Report looks back at accomplishments in 2016 and highlights research on healthy diets, productive and resilient farms and forests, and genetic resources conservation and use.

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