Drying the rinds of Garcinia indica, a non-timber forest product prized in the pharmaceutical industry for its weight loss properties. Credit: Bioversity International/E. Hermanowicz

Sustainably managing non-timber products to improve livelihoods, equity and forests

New Guidelines for Equitable and Sustainable Non-timber Forest Product Management offer field-tested strategies and good practices on how to pursue...

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Women prepare lunch in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Credit: CIFOR/Augusta

Understanding gender norms and innovation processes to foster gender-equitable opportunities in forest landscapes

Gender researchers present findings from Indonesia and Kyrgyzstan that shed light on how gender norms shape, and are influenced by, forest and...

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Roasted Bambara groundnut: an emerging income source for women in Mali

On the occasion of the International Day of Rural Women, that takes place on 15 October, our researchers give us insight into how Bambara groundnut is...

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Round two of the Gender Research Fellowship Programme takes off in Nairobi

Building on a successful first phase, the Gender Research Fellowship Programme is back for round two. This programme has been designed to strengthen...

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Testing the 5Capitals-G methodology in India. Credit: Shrinivas Hegde

5Capitals-G gender-responsive methodology for value chain development

Bioversity International and ICRAF joined forces and presented their findings on a key gender-responsive methodology that will address the principal...

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Women are vital tenants of both livelihoods and landscapes. Photo credit: CIFOR

Latest Reader on Gender and Forestry

A new book amalgamates 30 years of accumulated knowledge on gender and forestry into one volume. 

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Banana farmers in Burundi. Credit: Bioversity International/F.Iradukunda

How does gender influence banana disease management?

New research by Bioversity International is studying how women and men control and manage banana cropping systems in Burundi, and how this can...

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30 years of gender and forests

Currently, there is much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. The new Earthscan Reader on Gender and...

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Obstacles to gender-smart fertilizer use hurt livelihoods, scientists say

Compiling gender-inclusive data could help scientists understand how to help improve nitrogen fertilizer application practices among smallholder...

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Citizen farmers Papua New Guinea. Credit: Bioversity International/P. Quek

Celebrating change with positive gender and biodiversity outcomes

Following this year’s theme #BeBoldForChange, the 'Creating mutual benefits: examples of gender and biodiversity outcomes from Bioversity...

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