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.
Bioversity International participated in several activities during this year's Global Landscapes Forum held in Bonn on 19-20 December, where the President of Mauritius emphasized the need for an Agrobiodiversity Index.
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.
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.
As the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP23) draws to a close in Bonn, Ann Tutwiler explains how adapting farming systems to climate change may require looking beyond national borders for diverse crop varieties adapted to future climatic conditions.