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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.