Musa International Transit Centre. Bioversity International/R. Swennen

Noah's Ark for bananas

The Independent highlights the importance of the world’s largest collection of banana germplasm, held in trust in Belgium and managed by Bioversity...

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An edible and seedless Cavendish banana next to its ancestor, the wild species Musa acuminata. Credit: CIRAD/A.D'Hont

Al Jazeera writes about the need to diversify banana production

In a recent Al Jazeera article, Dr Stephan Weise, Deputy Director General of Research at Bioversity, explains the need to diversify banana production...

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Deborah Sandra Nabuuma

Bioversity International Research Fellow receives prestigious AWARD Fellowship

Deborah Sandra Nabuuma has been awarded the prestigious African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) Fellowship. For over five...

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New strain of banana disease arrives in Africa

Bioversity International and partners issue joint statement after a destructive strain of a banana wilt disease, that has devastated plantations in...

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Online mapping tool for analysis and planning receives international award

RTBMaps has been selected for a Special Achievement in GIS Award. This web-based GIS (Geographic Information Systems) tool, the result of a...

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