In Vietnam's climate-smart village of Ma in Yen Bai province, researchers and farmers discussed what tools they find most useful to tackle climate change. The tools will be whittled down and adapted for farmers to tackle the climate changes within their specific landscape. Credit: G.Smith/CIAT

Vietnamese farmers debate options in the face of a changing climate

Researchers from the Climate Change, Agricultural and Food Security Program – including Bioversity International scientists – and farmers in Ma...

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M. Ann Tutwiler reflects on the Papal Encyclical

In her latest blog, M. Ann Tutwiler reflects on the key messages given in the recent Papal Encyclical about the importance of biodiversity to meet...

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Musa borneensis is a wild species of banana first described by the Italian botanist Odoardo Beccari when he visited Sarawak on the island of Borneo between 1865 and 1868. Credit: Bioversity International/J.Sardos. Courtesy of Musarama www.musarama.org

Crop wild relatives and climate change

With contributions from Bioversity International scientists, a new book published by Wiley-Blackwell explores the contribution of crop wild relatives...

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Bananas, Uganda. Credit: Bioversity International/N.Capozio

Bananos y cambio climático: qué va a pasar con una de las frutas preferidas en el mundo?

Los científicos de Bioversity International analizan el impacto del cambio climatico en los cultivos de banano en un nuevo libro de la FAO. Los...

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Bananas and climate change: what is going to happen to one of the world’s favourite fruits?

Bioversity International scientists analyze the impact of climate change on banana cultivation in a new FAO book. Bananas are a key crop for millions...

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Emile Frison (right) visits smallholder farmers in Uganda. Credit: Bioversity International

Former Bioversity International Director General nominated for prestigious scientific prize

Dr Emile Frison, Bioversity International's Director General from 2003 to 2013, has been nominated for the Louis Malassis International Scientific...

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Chili diversity. Credit: Bioversity International/C. Zanzanaini

New guidelines for use of agricultural biodiversity in climate change adaptation planning

Bioversity International researchers Michael Halewood and Isabel López Noriega write about a set of guidelines that have recently been endorsed by the...

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Photo by CIFOR/M.Simola

Restoration of native species highlighted at the 2014 Global Landscapes Forum

On 6 December, Bioversity International researcher Evert Thomas and Regional Director for the Americas, Marleni Ramirez, will join research partners...

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