Multi-functional landscape in Turrialba, Costa Rica.
Forests, farmland, and mixed crop and agroforestry systems (including sugarcane).

Please credit: Bioversity International/C.Zanzanaini

Costa Rica improves risk-management with digital emergency response system

Bioversity International’s agro-climatic risk management, in cooperation with The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Costa Rica, produced a...

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Multi-functional landscape in Turrialba, Costa Rica. A hydropower dam manages water flows and electricity. A mix of farmland and forest can also be observed.  Credit: Bioversity International/C.Zanzanaini

Partnering with Costa Rica to help farmers face climate change

Bioversity International partners with Costa Rica to find new approaches to agriculture that take into account the variables of a changing climate.

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Dr. Jacob van Etten welcomes particpants to banana disease management workshop. Credit: Bioversity International

Managing Panama disease in Costa Rica and Nicaragua

A toolbox for farmers to reduce banana yield loss caused by Panama disease, prevent its spread and promote awareness of this devastating fungal...

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Rainforest Alliance certified coffee farm in Costa Rica. Credit: Bioversity International/C.Zanzanaini

The incompatibility of ecosystem-based agriculture with business thinking

A peek into the discussions about working with the private sector and ecosystem-based approaches to agriculture, from the 7th Annual Ecosystem...

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Ecosystem Services Partnership Conference

Join us at the Ecosystem Services Partnership Conference 8-12 September  

Follow updates from Bioversity International and the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems during next week's Ecosystem Services...

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Waterfall in Pacuare River, Costa Rica. Credit: kele dobrinski

Learn how to use an ecosystem services approach – two training courses

In light of World Environment Day, Bioversity International and the Natural Capital Project are offering two courses on using an ecosystem services...

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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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Landscape in Nepal. Photo: Bioversity International/B. Sthapit

Which side of the fence do you sit on in the land-sparing vs land-sharing debate?

Researchers in the Bridging Conservation Agriculture Initiative, led by Bioversity International, are looking at this question from a research angle...

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