Coffee berry that has been bored by the Coffee Borer Beetle, a small but rampant insect that can cost 50% and up of a loss in harvest for coffee farmers, Costa Rica.

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...

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Sorghum varieties in Tanzania. Credit: Bioversity International/J. Van De Gevel

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...

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Collecting apples from fruit orchard, Kyrgyzstan. Credit: Kuban Turgunbaev

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...

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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...

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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...

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Good chocolate starts with good cocoa beans – a little taste from the Cocoa of Excellence Programme and the Salon du Chocolat in Paris

On the side-lines of the Paris Salon du Chocolat event, Bioversity International co-established International Cocoa Awards went to 17 cocoa producers...

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New digital map of Barotse speaks both the language of scientists and farmers

In light of the 8th Ecosystem Services Partnership conference, Bioversity International researcher Natalia Estrada-Carmona reveals a new digital map...

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EAT, Stockholm Reslience Centre 2-day writeshop held October 2015 at Bioversity International HQ - Healthy People, Healthy Planet. Credit: Bioversity International/L. Hook

Pushing the levers of change that drive how we produce and eat food

EAT, the Stockholm Resilience Centre and CGIAR organized a writeshop at Bioversity International, Rome HQ earlier this month. Interdisciplinary...

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Linking people, nature and prosperity to ecosystem services - yes we can!

How are ecosystem services linked to nature, people and prosperity? How can we shift attention from a singular emphasis on yield to healthy rural...

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Women from four corners of the globe share stories of food and empowerment in Milan

Five custodian farmers from Bolivia, India, Italy and Mali and numerous partners came to Bioversity International's co-organized event to voice their...

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