Diversity fair in Ecuador. Credit: Bioversity International/S.Padulosi

Call for contributions: Access and benefit sharing - can it work for family farmers and agroecology?

In a new publication, ILEIA and Bioversity International will explore if and how access and benefit sharing related to plant genetic resources can...

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Focus group discussion in Fiji. Credit: Bioversity International/D.Mijatovic

How to frame your policy problem

An expert workshop held at Bioversity International's headquarters in Rome earlier this month shares some tips on how to frame your policy problem and...

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Participatory mapping with communities in Zambia. Credit: Wageningen University/T.del Rio

Gender affects how landscapes are used for nutrition

Bioversity International scientist Natalia Estrada-Carmona writes about her work in the Barotse floodplain in Zambia, investigating how men and women...

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With women farmers in the field, Ethiopia. Credit: C. Samper

Celebrating World Food Day with family farmers in Ethiopia

M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International tells us about her recent visit to Ethiopia with the Board of Trustees, and how we are...

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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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Co-management meeting in Mongolia. Credit: Bioversity International/R.Vernooy

Co-management: overcoming the tragedy of the commons

Bioversity International scientist Ronnie Vernooy writes about the co-management of pastoral lands in Mongolia, as a guest author on the Agriculture...

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Farmers learn about different bean and maize varieties at Seed fair in Saraguro, Ecuador. Credit: Bioversity international/J.Coronel

The International Plant Treaty at the centre of climate change discussions

M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General, highlights the importance of the International Treaty to facilitate the exchange, benefit-sharing and dialogue...

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Diversity Field Forum in Mali. Credit: Bioversity International/R.Vodouhe

Farmer-selected local varieties certified in Mali

Celebrate with us the recent seed certification of eight local crop varieties produced by farmers in Mali, made possible by the work of Bioversity...

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Custodians of seedbank in Nepal. Credit: Bioversity International/R.Vernooy

Saving seeds locally: the role of community seedbanks

Community seedbanks play an important role in the conservation and use of agricultural biodiversity – we break down the three core areas in this blog...

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Farmer in Nepal

Workshop to address access and benefit-sharing systems

40 national focal points for the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and Convention on Biological Diversity's...

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