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02 Feb 2018

World Economic Forum highlights diversity as a key resilience strategy for future shocks

Every year since 2005, the World Economic Forum releases a Global Risks Report, which analyses the evolution and intensity of global risks. Ann Tutwiler reflects on how agricultural biodiversity can mitigate these risks and enhance resilience in her latest DG Dialogues blog.

10 Jan 2018

Dietary Species Richness, an important measure of a healthy diet

A validated biodiversity indicator points to the importance of diversity in diets to improve human and planetary health.

27 Nov 2017

Improving diets in Vietnam with roots, tubers and bananas

Erin Zettell and Jessica Raneri, from Bioversity International, report on how consuming more roots, tubers and bananas, particularly micronutrient-rich varieties, can improve the malnourishment prevalent in northwest Vietnam.

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.

31 Oct 2017

The International Union of Nutritional Sciences turns to food systems

This year's IUNS zoomed in on food systems and the links between nutrition and agriculture, taking on a more holistic approach at tackling malnutrition. Bioversity International actively participated presenting research and co-organizing a symposium.  

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.

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