Women part of a participatory gender-responsive research focus group, Kyrgyzstan. Credit: National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic/K.Musuraliev

How gender-specific knowledge is inspiring change in Kyrgyzstan’s walnut forests

Knowledge that can contribute to sustainable biodiversity management and conservation can differ between men and women within a community. Find out...

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Gender-responsive research participants from Cameroon. Credit: J.Gerbig

Non-timber forest products: the way forward for rural women?

This year for International Women's Day, Bioversity has collected stories that inspire progress. In this blog post, Bioversity gender fellow Yvonne...

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Young woman processing Shea butter. Credit: Bioversity International/B.Vinceti

Diary of a Shea tree

This year for International Women's Day, Bioversity has collected stories that inspire progress. Here is a story about gender narrated by a Shea tree....

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Young woman processing Garcinia indica fruit. Credit: Bioversity International/N.Hegde

Native fruit trees of life

This year for International Women's Day, Bioversity has collected stories that inspire change. Here is the story of Mrs Rajeshwari and Mr Parameshwar,...

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Indian farmer with harvested bark. Credit: Bioversity International/C.Zanzanaini

‘Memoir of a shea tree’ and other stories call for votes

Bioversity's gender fellows discuss the complementarity of men's and women's roles in managing agroforestry systems in blog posts submitted to the...

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Linking gender and forestry research

What does gender have to do with research on forest genetic resources? That was the question 22 social and biophysical scientists discussed in...

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Bioversity International’s gender agenda gains momentum

Today, as we celebrate International Women's Day, it’s a good time to recognize the urgent need to better understand how gender plays out in...

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