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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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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Inyectando diversidad para reforzar la inmunidad al cambio climático y a la inseguridad alimentaria

El científico senior de Bioversity International Stefano Padulosi y el economista principal Adam Drucker informan sobre el éxito de la primera edición...

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Injecting diversity to bolster immunity to climate change and food insecurity

Bioversity International’s Senior Scientist Stefano Padulosi and Principal Economist Adam Drucker report on the success of the first edition of...

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How to develop and manage your own community seedbank

Ronnie Vernooy, Genetic Resources Policy Specialist, Bioversity International, reports on a new handbook for farmers who want to establish or...

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Roasted Bambara groundnut: an emerging income source for women in Mali

On the occasion of the International Day of Rural Women, that takes place on 15 October, our researchers give us insight into how Bambara groundnut is...

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Seed fair with smallholder farmers in Mutale, Limpopo Province, South Africa. This community has been earmarked by the government to set up a community seedbank. Credit: Bioversity International/R.Vernooy

Achieving complementarity between informal and formal seed systems

As a contribution to efforts towards achieving complementarity between the informal and formal seed systems, the Global Forum on Agricultural Research...

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Madagascar crop. Please credit: D.Hunter/Bioversity

Mutually implementing the Nagoya Protocol and the Plant Treaty in Madagascar

A Darwin Initiative funded project coordinated by Bioversity International in Madagascar and Benin has communities devising personalized investment...

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