Succulent mvout fruits. Credit: Bioversity International/J.Tieguhong

Authors of a new paper promote the nutritional value of forest foods in Cameroon

A recently published paper documents the nutritional composition and value of  foods obtained from forest trees – ‘moabi’ fruits and oil, ‘Mvout’...

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Gudrun Keding recieved poster award. Credit: Bioversity International

Putting agricultural biodiversity back on the nutrition agenda

At last week's 2nd International Congress Hidden Hunger in Stuttgart, Dr. Stephan Weise, Deputy Director General - Research gave a presentation on how...

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Ms Nagaveni Hegde, leader of the recently formed Matrabhoomi Women’s Group. Credit: Bioversity International/M.Elias

Success through unity: a women’s collective uses the potential of forest products

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Bioversity International scientists Marlène Elias and Riina Jalonen and researcher Narasimha Hegde from...

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Research team joined by local Vietnamese guides go from village to village to collect baseline data. Credit: Bioversity International/J.Raneri

Improving dietary diversity and quality through systems innovation: a pilot study from Vietnam

In the third of her blog reports, Jessica Raneri explains some of the challenges in gathering baseline data in the Mai Son district in Son La...

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Kenya First Lady at B4FN Stand. Credit: Kenya First Lady

The SUN shines brightly on Kenya's efforts to link nutrition and agriculture

Kenya’s First Lady, Ms. Margaret Kenyatta, welcomes efforts under the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) umbrella to bring together government ministries,...

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Panel at Biodiversity for Nutrition side event. Credit: Shawn Landersz

A step closer to mainstreaming biodiversity for improved nutrition and health

Draft guidelines to mainstream biodiversity into policies, programmes, national and regional action plans were approved at the 15th Regular Session of...

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Preparing kokum juice, India. Credit: Bioversity International/E.Hermanowicz

Bearing the fruits of action

Feature article in the Deccan Herald - Bioversity International gender fellow Narasimha Hegde writes about our work with women's groups in India to...

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Young woman processing shea nuts. Credit: Bioversity International/B. Vinceti

The role of gender in landscape restoration – a case study from Burkina Faso

In a blog for IUCN, Gender Specialist Marlène Elias talks about how men and women relate to trees differently and how this matters in landscape...

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Bioversity International’s gender agenda gains momentum

Today, as we celebrate International Women's Day, it’s a good time to recognize the urgent need to better understand how gender plays out in...

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