A pearl millet variety improved through participatory plant breeding. Chimukoko Farmer Field School, Zimbabwe. Credit: Bioversity International/R.Vernooy

A Resilient Seed Systems Handbook to support farmers adapt to climate change

Developed by a multidisciplinary team of Bioversity International researchers and research partners, the Resilient Seed Systems Handbook Second...

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Terraced farming with grass strips to reduce soil erosion, Uganda. Credit: Bioversity International/D. Jarvis

Climate change, land and agriculture

The latest IPCC report makes clear that agriculture has enormous potential to help solve the problems climate change poses. And biodiversity, as an...

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Four steps to diversify at multiple levels

A new assessment method means farmers can identify climate resilience gaps and ways to fill them using agrobiodiversity.

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Wheat varieties grown as part of crowdsourcing trials in India. Credit: Bioversity International/T.Rastogi

Farmer science accelerates climate adaptation

A new study in PNAS addresses the challenge of climate adaptation in a way that is both scalable and targeted. Scientists demonstrate a unique...

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The Great Food Transformation

Launched today, the EAT-Lancet Commission on Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems sets out proposed global scientific targets to drive the...

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A global community seedbank platform

Genetic Resources Policy Specialist, Ronnie Vernooy, discusses how Bioversity International and partners tackle the need for greater connectivity...

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Which are the right crops to enable food security under future climates?

A new paper sets out to determine if crop-specific research investments can be prioritized to anticipate climate change impact on crops and enable the...

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A food security monitoring and early warning system for Guatemala

Supported by Bioversity International and CCAFS, the Guatemala Secretariat for Food and Nutrition Security implemented a digital platform to improve...

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Fonio (above) and Bambara groundnut harvested in Mali. Credit: Bioversity International/G.Meldrum

Shaking up markets and narratives for increased consumption of nutritious fonio and Bambara groundnut

Effective value chains can increase the presence of a crop in markets and enable farmers to earn reliable incomes, which encourages continued...

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Uniting efforts to enhance the use of neglected Mayan superfood chaya

Rose Robitaille, Research Fellow, Healthy diets from sustainable food systems, discusses the potential of chaya, an underutilized Mayan spinach, and...

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