A bunch of GCTCV 219 banana, a variety resistant to Fusarium wilt Tropical Race 4. Credit: BAPNET

New disease-resistant banana variety accepted in Japanese market

In the Philippines, a banana variety resistant to Fusarium wilt is now being exported to the Japanese market, offering new income opportunities for...

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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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Coral washed up by the waves in Fiji. Credit: Bioversity International/D.Mijatovic

Linking local plans to the big picture - an experience from Fiji

How can we bring together the large-scale and the local scale? Read this experience of using resilience indicators in Fiji in a guest post by...

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Rice terraces in Nepal landscape. Credit: Bioversity International/J.Zucker

A snapshot of integrated landscape management in Asia

What works in integrated landscape management and what doesn’t? Bioversity researcher Chandni Singh gives us a snapshot from 166 landscape initiatives...

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Asia’s unique forest genetic resources supported in new APFORGEN strategy

In light of tomorrow's Global Landscapes Forum and Lima's climate talks, the Asia Pacific Forest Genetic Resources Programme (APFORGEN) has launched...

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Presenting group work during workshop in Lao. Credit: Bioversity International/R.Vernooy

Crop diversification strategies for Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

Bioversity International scientist Ronnie Vernooy and national partner V. Vongkhamsao share some of the discussions at a recent workshop on crop...

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Seeds for Needs – Papua New Guinea. Images by Bioversity International/P.Quek

Seeds for Needs – Papua New Guinea

As a tribute to the International Year of Family Farming, we would like to present a publication on agriculture in Papua New Guinea through which...

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Agustin Molina, on behalf of Bioversity International, receives an award from DA-BAR, the Philippines Department of Agriculture - Bureau of Agricultural Research. Credit: Bioversity International/V. Sinohin

Bioversity International banana work in the Philippines highlighted by key national partner

Bioversity International received a recognition award from one of our key national partners in the Philippines, the Department of Agriculture - Bureau...

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Malaysian dipterocarp forest. Credit: Bioversity International/R.Jalonen

To sustain timber yields in Asian forests genetic issues must be addressed

Forestry experts at Bioversity International and the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia call attention to the impacts of logging on the genetic...

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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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