Farmers are scoring wheat varieties according to their preferred phenotypical traits in a field trail in the Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia.

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How Transformative Agrobiodiversity Innovations help advance the G7’s agenda on agricultural development

As Italy’s G7 Presidential Agenda draws to a close, Bioversity International’s Private Sector Engagement Coordinator, Gianpiero Menza, reports on what...

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Italian Ambassador and Director General of Development Cooperation Pietro Sebastiani

Se non la usi la perdi! Ecco perché dobbiamo sostenere la biodiversità agricola

In occasione della Giornata Mondiale per la Diversità Biologica, Ann Tutwiler passa il testimone del suo blog a Pietro Sebastiani, Direttore Generale...

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Italy renews support to use and safeguard agricultural biodiversity to nourish people and sustain the planet

In July 2016, the Italian Parliament ratified the hosting agreement between the Government of Italy and Bioversity International, reinforcing their...

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Collecting apples from fruit orchard, Kyrgyzstan. Credit: Kuban Turgunbaev

Carlo Scarpa Prize awarded to the wild apple forests of the Tien Shan

Last weekend, Bioversity International's Director General Ann Tutwiler spoke at the Benetton Foundation's annual International Carlo Scarpa Prize for...

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Women from four corners of the globe share stories of food and empowerment in Milan

Five custodian farmers from Bolivia, India, Italy and Mali and numerous partners came to Bioversity International's co-organized event to voice their...

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Bioversity International at EXPO Milano 2015

EXPO Milano 2015 - Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life

Bioversity International will be participating in 15 events at EXPO Milano, and organizing its own women's empowerment event in September.

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More than 600 varieties of apples that grow in the Province of Turin, Italy, displayed at Terra Madre 2014. Photo from the Slow Food archive.

Celebrating food diversity at Terra Madre

Bioversity International research fellow Gennifer Meldrum reports from the Terra Madre - Salone Internazionale del Gusto held in Turin, Italy from 23...

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Run for biodiversity 2014. Credit: Bioversity International/E.Hermanowicz

Running for biodiversity to celebrate 40 years

As part of 40th anniversary celebrations, Bioversity International opened its doors at our Italian Headquarters in Rome on 20th September 2014, as the...

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Judy Loo, Silje Trollstøl, Douglas McGuire and Sina Sibidou at COFO 22

Global Plan of Action for Forest Genetic Resources highlighted in events at FAO

Bioversity International scientists organized and participated in side events associated with two significant meetings at the Food and Agriculture...

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Fruit diversity in Mercado municipal, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Credit: jACK TWO/Flickr

Italy demonstrates leadership and support of sustainable agriculture through partnership with Bioversity International

The Government of Italy, through the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate General for Development Cooperation (DGCS), has followed up a...

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