Mr Ranga Reddy's mango orchard, India. Credit: Bioversity International/Somashekhar BS

Inherited orchards are a treasure trove of mango diversity in southern India

Take a virtual visit to Ranga Reddy's mango orchard, one of our custodian farmers in southern India. His orchard is home to 560 trees that make up 18...

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Harvesting Nagpur mandarins, India. Credit: IIHR/Vinoth S.

Fighting disease and still delicious – a citrus story from India

A tale of how orchard growers in India used local citrus biodiversity to save the mandarin industry in the Amravati region.

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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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Supporting Seedbanks in South Africa publication

Supporting community seedbanks in South Africa

A new report by Bioversity International and partners provides input for a strategy to support community seedbanks in South Africa’s smallholder...

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At the first ever held seed fair in Mutale, Limpopo province, South Africa. Credit: Bioversity International/R. Vernooy

Powerful crops – empowering farmers through community seed banks in South Africa

Bioversity International scientists, Ronnie Vernooy and Bhuwon Sthapit, join the South Africa Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries in...

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