Offerings to the Sun God at Chhat Puja. Credit: Somashekhar BS

Cultural festivals connect biodiversity and conservation

In India and Nepal, Chhath Puja is an important festival that helps to safeguard several native fruit species, especially the pomelo, which is part of...

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Focus group discussion in Fiji. Credit: Bioversity International/D.Mijatovic

How to frame your policy problem

An expert workshop held at Bioversity International's headquarters in Rome earlier this month shares some tips on how to frame your policy problem and...

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Mr Ranga Reddy's mango orchard, India. Credit: Bioversity International/Somashekhar BS

Inherited orchards are a treasure trove of mango diversity in southern India

Take a virtual visit to Ranga Reddy's mango orchard, one of our custodian farmers in southern India. His orchard is home to 560 trees that make up 18...

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With women farmers in the field, Ethiopia. Credit: C. Samper

Celebrating World Food Day with family farmers in Ethiopia

M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International tells us about her recent visit to Ethiopia with the Board of Trustees, and how we are...

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Seeds for Needs – Papua New Guinea. Images by Bioversity International/P.Quek

Seeds for Needs – Papua New Guinea

As a tribute to the International Year of Family Farming, we would like to present a publication on agriculture in Papua New Guinea through which...

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Preparing kokum juice, India. Credit: Bioversity International/E.Hermanowicz

Bearing the fruits of action

Feature article in the Deccan Herald - Bioversity International gender fellow Narasimha Hegde writes about our work with women's groups in India to...

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Farmers learn about different bean and maize varieties at Seed fair in Saraguro, Ecuador. Credit: Bioversity international/J.Coronel

The International Plant Treaty at the centre of climate change discussions

M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General, highlights the importance of the International Treaty to facilitate the exchange, benefit-sharing and dialogue...

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Harvesting Nagpur mandarins, India. Credit: IIHR/Vinoth S.

Fighting disease and still delicious – a citrus story from India

A tale of how orchard growers in India used local citrus biodiversity to save the mandarin industry in the Amravati region.

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New video on crop wild relatives

What role do crop wild relatives play in making agriculture more sustainable in the face of climate change? Find out in this video featuring...

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Important steps towards a global strategy for coconut conservation and use

Coconut-producing countries and international organizations to meet in Sri Lanka from 13-16 July to discuss the future of coconut genetic resources...

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