Understanding sustainable diets

Four papers, three published in high impact peer-reviewed journals, further our understanding of sustainable diets.

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PGR Secure Conference

International conference on capturing wild relative and landrace diversity for crop improvement

On 16-20 June, 150 participants from 30 countries will showcase new research and insights at the conference Enhanced genepool utilization - Capturing...

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Cacao pods grown in Malaysia. Credit: Bioversity International/B.Sthapit

Cacao diversity: for smallholders, economies and gourmands

On 12 June at The World Cocoa Conference 2014 M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General of Bioversity International will lead a panel and raise awareness...

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Farmer in Nepal

Workshop to address access and benefit-sharing systems

40 national focal points for the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and Convention on Biological Diversity's...

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Bringing science, business, visionaries and politics together for sustainable food systems

Bruce Cogill, Programme Leader, Nutrition and Marketing Diversity, reports on developments from EAT Stockholm Food Forum 2014. Bioversity...

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Ferns in Gunung Halimun-Salak National Park, West Java, Indonesia.  Photo: CIFOR/M.Edliadi

Bioversity International researchers to present at Forests Asia Summit

Sharing knowledge on how South-east Asia can accelerate the shift toward a green economy by better managing its forests and landscapes will be the...

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Moabi Fruit. Cameroon. Credit: Bioversity International/J. Tieguhong

Action plan promotes neglected and underutilized species as strategic assets for food security

The Accra Statement sets out nine actions needed to realize the promise of valuable neglected and underutilized species for a food-secure Africa. 

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Farmers' field day in Bihar. Credit: Bioversity International/A.Gupta

1700 farmers at farmers’ field day and seed production training in India

Bioversity International's Seeds for Needs Initiative in India recently organized a successful farmers' field day with 1700 participants, as well as...

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  The Royal Botanic Garden of Jordan is organizing the International Conference on the Conservation and Use of Socio-Economically Important Wild Plants in the Fertile Crescent

International Conference on the Conservation and Use of Socio-Economically Important Wild Plants in the Fertile Crescent

Ehsan Dulloo, Conservation and Availability Programme Leader, will present his keynote speech on the ‘Current Status and Trends in World Plant Genetic...

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Consumer Behavior and Food Science Innovations for Optimal Nutrition Conference.

Consumer Behavior and Food Science Innovations for Optimal Nutrition — Sackler Conference, 26 March 2014

Bruce Cogill, Programme Leader, Nutrition and Marketing will present 'Dietary Diversity through Biodiversity in Food Systems' at the Sackler Institute...

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