Inyectando diversidad para reforzar la inmunidad al cambio climático y a la inseguridad alimentaria

El científico senior de Bioversity International Stefano Padulosi y el economista principal Adam Drucker informan sobre el éxito de la primera edición...

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Injecting diversity to bolster immunity to climate change and food insecurity

Bioversity International’s Senior Scientist Stefano Padulosi and Principal Economist Adam Drucker report on the success of the first edition of...

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Cooperation and competition to conserve native diversity in Peru

As part of an incentive scheme in Peru to conserve quinoa biodiversity, farming communities received rewards, such as mattresses and spades, for...

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La cooperación y la competencia para conservar la diversidad nativa en Perú

Como parte de un esquema de incentivos para conservar la biodiversidad de quinua en el Perú, comunidades agrícolas recibieron recompensas, como palas...

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Quinoa varieties conserved by Doña Adeleiva Castillo , a custodian farmer.  She conserves 120 varieties of quinoa on her farm in the Peruvian Andes in memory of her son who died tragically in a motorcycle accident. Please credit:  Bioversity International/A. Camacho

Q is for quinoa: going with the diversity grain

Bioversity International scientists Adam Drucker and Marleni Ramirez highlight in the Economist the importance of going with the diversity grain when...

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Quinoa growing in Bolivia. Credit: Bioversity International/S. Padulosi

New study shows quinoa is good for quinoa farmers

As discussed at length in NPR's The Salt, consumers' quinoa habits benefit not only farmers' incomes but also their nutrition. Bioversity...

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Farmers harvesting quinoa in Peru. Credit: Bioversity International/A.Camacho

Incentives to conserve agricultural biodiversity – Peru at the forefront

Peru is developing an incentive scheme for the conservation of its rich crop diversity, with scientific support from Bioversity International.

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Photo: Farmers harvesting quinoa in Peru. Credit: Bioversity International/A.Camacho

Incentivos para conservar la biodiversidad agrícola – Perú a la vanguardia

Perú está desarrollando un esquema de incentivos para la conservación de su rica diversidad de cultivos con el apoyo científico de Bioversity...

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Quinoa growing in Bolivia. Credit: Bioversity International/S. Padulosi

What are the environmental and social consequences of increased demand for gluten-free grains?

In a recent article in The Guardian, Bioversity International Senior Economist Adam Drucker shares his thoughts on how farmers' livelihoods in...

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Cacao tree in Malaysia. Credit: Bioversity International/B.Sthapit

What to board on the Ark?

Of the 7,000 edible species in the world today, one in seven is under threat. Since there aren’t enough resources to save all of them, policymakers...

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