Isaac Tembo (left), Timalizge Munthalie (right), Malawi at the Nutrition and Sustainability seminar hosted at FAO headquartersin the context of the preparation of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2).©FAO/Annibale Greco

Improved nutrition is vital for food security and sustainable development, say world experts

University students from Malawi brought messages of hope and action during the Nutrition and Sustainability Seminar on 12 November, one day ahead of a...

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L-R Andrew Howe Italian Athlete - M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International  - Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme at the start of Hunger Run 2013

Hunger Run 2013

As part of activities around World Food Day, M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International and several staff members took part in the...

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Agricultural landscape in Turrialba, Costa Rica.

Climate-smart territories — An interview with Jacob van Etten

Bioversity International scientist Jacob van Etten on 'climate-smart territories' and the recent Wallace Conference in Costa Rica.

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Bananas showing symptoms of Black Sigatoka, Colombia. Photo: N. Palmer

ISHS/ProMusa Symposium and call for abstracts

The ISHS/ProMusa Symposium will be held as one of the symposia of the 29th International Horticultural Congress in Brisbane, Australia on 17-22...

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Symposium explores sustainable food and diets

Recognizing that the cross-section of agriculture, nutrition and health is becoming increasingly important in the quest for solutions to malnutrition,...

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Innovation systems for family farming

Out of the 7000 food crops that we know of in the world, 50% of our plant-derived calories are coming from just three species and this is increasing...

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