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conferences & events

17 Mar 2017

Multi-sector inputs towards a solid Agrobiodiversity Index prototype

Last week company, country and investor representatives gathered to consult on the Agrobiodiversity Index – a tool to measure and manage agrobiodiversity across four dimensions: nutrition, production, seed systems and conservation.

02 Dec 2016

Bioversity International supports CBD's call for mainstreaming biodiversity for well-being

Bioversity International is gearing up to participate in the Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 13) in Cancun, Mexico, which starts in a few days’ time. Ann Tutwiler, Director General of Bioversity International, blogs about the CBD - the most ... read more

12 Nov 2016

Delhi Declaration on Agrobiodiversity Management adopted

The 1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress that was held in New Delhi, India, from 6 to 9 November 2016 concluded with the adoption of the Delhi Declaration on Agrobiodiversity Management, which seeks to develop a network of partnerships to strengthen the agrobiodiversity management ... read more

05 Nov 2016

First-ever International Agrobiodiversity Congress to be held in New Delhi, India

The International Agrobiodiversity Congress will gather 900 delegates from 60 countries in New Delhi, India, from 6-9 November, 2016. This international Congress will initiate and encourage a dialogue among relevant stakeholders – including farmers – to better understand everyone’s role in ... read more

26 Sep 2016

Tropentag 2016 – Solidarity in a competing world

Tropentag 2016 took place last week in Vienna and Bioversity International was there. Find out more.

19 Jul 2016

Food systems for a sustainable future – interlinkages between biodiversity and agriculture

M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General, welcomes the newly published report from the recent 8th Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity, in particular, its recognition of the essential role that integrating biodiversity and ecosystem services plays in improving food systems and agricultural ... read more

26 May 2016

The first International Agrobiodiversity Congress calls for abstracts

The 1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress will take place from 6 - 9 November 2016 in New Delhi, India, as a platform for stakeholders to share ideas on the sustainable management of agricultural biodiversity. Deadline for abstracts is 30 June, 2016.

17 May 2016

Carlo Scarpa Prize awarded to the wild apple forests of the Tien Shan

Last weekend, Bioversity International's Director General Ann Tutwiler spoke at the Benetton Foundation's annual International Carlo Scarpa Prize for Gardens award ceremony. This year's award went to the wild apple forests of the Tien Shan, the woodlands that stretch from western China ... read more

08 Jan 2016

Kick the silos to tackle SDGs

Making links and using multi-functional approaches are the only way to achieve sustainable development goals on food, nutrition, health and the environment. A report on EAT at the Global Landscapes Forum, 2015.

04 Dec 2015

Call for abstracts for 2016 ISHS-ProMusa Symposium

The symposium will focus on agroecological approaches to promote innovative banana production systems. Taking place from 10-15 October 2016 in Montpellier, France, it is organized by ProMusa and hosted by CIRAD.