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13 Oct 2017

Five ways food biodiversity contributes to healthier diets

With World Food Day approaching, researchers Gina Kennedy and Dietmar Stoian explain how food biodiversity can help address hunger, malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies.

11 Oct 2017

Agricultural biodiversity – Use it or lose it!

In the context of the upcoming World Food Day, scientist Ehsan Dulloo explains conservation strategies for a precious resource – agricultural biodiversity. One of those strategies seems quite a paradox: the more you use it, the more you save it!

06 Oct 2017

What has agricultural biodiversity ever done for us?

In the lead-up to World Food Day, Bioversity International scientist Simon Attwood explains how the use of agricultural biodiversity can make our diets healthier, and agriculture more resilient and sustainable.

26 Sep 2017

New Study Reveals Agrobiodiversity Investments as Triple Win for Health, Environment and Food System Sustainability

Bioversity International launches first scientific review of agrobiodiversity's untapped potential to fight global challenges including climate change and malnutrition.

17 Jul 2017

A look back at 2016

Bioversity International's Annual Report looks back at accomplishments in 2016 and highlights research on healthy diets, productive and resilient farms and forests, and genetic resources conservation and use.

22 May 2017

Use it or lose it – why we should take a stand for agricultural biodiversity

On the International Day for Biological Diversity, Ann Tutwiler passes the baton to Pietro Sebastiani, Director General for Development Cooperation, Italy. He explains why agrobiodiversity is the foundation of our food systems, how it contributes greatly to Italy's economy and makes it one ... read more

22 May 2017

Se non la usi la perdi! Ecco perché dobbiamo sostenere la biodiversità agricola

In occasione della Giornata Mondiale per la Diversità Biologica, Ann Tutwiler passa il testimone del suo blog a Pietro Sebastiani, Direttore Generale per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo in Italia. Sebastiani spiega perché l'agrobiodiversità è alla base dei sistemi alimentari, in che modo ... read more

05 Sep 2016

Resilient seeds for the future of food

A new report from the Global Alliance for the Future of Food focuses on including farmers in policymaking conversations about preserving seed biodiversity.

31 May 2016

Pamiri farmers and their traditions take centre stage in international cookbook awards

Book on the rich cultural and agricultural history of the Afghan and Tajik Pamirs wins the Gourmand cookbook awards – the most prestigious and largest award in the culinary world.

26 May 2016

The first International Agrobiodiversity Congress calls for abstracts

The 1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress will take place from 6 - 9 November 2016 in New Delhi, India, as a platform for stakeholders to share ideas on the sustainable management of agricultural biodiversity. Deadline for abstracts is 30 June, 2016.

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