Farming communities attending rewards (in-kind and social recognition) handover ceremony for successful conservation of rare quinoa varieties. Huataquita, Puno Region, Peru. Credit: Bioversity International/A.Drucker

Realizing farmers’ rights through community biodiversity management

Two new briefs examine how a community-based approach to crop diversity management, including supporting community seedbanks, can empower and benefit...

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Krishi Pandita agriculturalist award granted to custodian farmer in India

A close associate of the Tropical Fruit Tree Project, Prasad Rama Hegde, recently received the prestigious Krishi Pandita award for his work on...

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G7 leaders’ declaration on food security and nutrition

Empowering women, improving nutrition through a people-centered approach and ensuring sustainability and resilience within agriculture and food...

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New publication reveals that farmers are the best source for conservation practices

How do we conserve the amazing diversity of tropical fruit trees in a way that brings benefits to the people who look after them? Why don’t we ask the...

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Secrets of Nepalese crops revealed through a new website

Click through the user-friendly interface of the newly-launched Himalayan Crops website and learn fascinating facts about 8000 year-old crops such as...

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Custodian farmer in Malaysia showing langsat variety. Credit: MARDI/Salma I.

Custodian farmers: The go-to people for agricultural biodiversity

Supporting custodian farmers is a big part of many of Bioversity International’s conservation and availability initiatives, both on farm and in the...

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Custodian farmer rescues potatoes from flooding along the banks  of Lake Titicaca

Bolivia leads the way in recognizing farmers as custodians of biodiversity

Bolivia recognizes custodian farmers of agricultural biodiversity as key contributors to the conservation of biodiversity, food and income security —...

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Foto: Bioversity International/G.Baldinelli

Bolivia lidera el camino para reconocer a los Agricultores como Custodios de la Agrobiodiversidad

Bolivia ha realizado un reconocimiento a los agricultores custodios de la agrobiodiversidad como contribuyentes claves para la conservación de la...

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