Different bean varieties in Uganda. Credit: Bioversity International/D.Jarvis

Mixing it up in Uganda: Biodiversity bugs pests

Bioversity International's latest research in Uganda is showing increased evidence that growing different varieties (mixtures) of crops together can...

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In vitro banana collection at the Bioversity International Transit Centre, Belgium. Credit: Bioversity International/N. Roux

New and improved Musa Germplasm Information System now available

The most comprehensive information system on banana genetic resources conserved in genebanks around the world has just launched a new and improved...

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Sterculia, also known as tropical chestnut, Brazil. Credit: F.Tatagiba

Procuring biodiversity for schools as part of government plan to improve food and nutrition in Brazil

A report on the latest activities in Brazil from the Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition Initiative including a look at an innovative school feeding...

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Intellectual Property Rights cover

Supporting international efforts to pool and conserve crop genetic resources in times of radical legal change

Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz and the editors of Intellectual Property Rights, published by Oxford University Press, said that it is urgent that the...

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Toolkit for Indicators of Resilience

A new toolkit to measure resilience is now available

Today at the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia, Bioversity International is launching a toolkit in partnership with the Satoyama...

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Restoration after gold mining, Colombia. Credit: Bioversity International/C. Alcazar Caicedo

Global environment leaders’ decision calls for attention to genetic diversity in ecosystem restoration

Bioversity International successfully encourages consideration of quality in ecosystem restoration at the CBD COP12 held in Korea earlier this month.

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Understanding sustainable diets

Four papers, three published in high impact peer-reviewed journals, further our understanding of sustainable diets.

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Cacao pods. Credit: Bioversity International

CacaoNet Technical Guidelines for the Safe Movement of Cacao Germplasm

The CacaoNet Technical Guidelines for the Safe Movement of Cacao Germplasm provide information on the precautions and quarantine measures to minimize...

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Bioversity International/J. Raneri

Assessing the nutrition potential of diverse local foods in Vietnam

Jessica Raneri, Nutrition and Marketing Diversity Programme Specialist, Bioversity International, reports from Vietnam where she is carrying out...

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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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