Why gender matters in forest restoration

Effective forest and landscape restoration interventions need to take into account socio-political aspects and gender norms in order to ensure...

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Beyond trees: Land restoration to enhance gender equality in Burkina Faso

Not all farmers are able to adopt or benefit from landscape restoration practices equally. A research initiative highlights how inclusive initiatives...

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Integrated Landscape Initiatives in South and Southeast Asia

Bioversity International scientists carry out a systematic assessment of characteristics and outcomes of Integrated Landscape Initiatives in South and...

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Sierra de los Cuchamatanes, Guatemala. Credit: Bioversity International/M. Ramirez

Connecting landscapes with ecological corridors will benefit people, nature and business

To guarantee productive, profitable farms today and tomorrow, we need agrobiodiversity at the
ecosystem, agronomic and genomic level to work together,...

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Men, women and children watch a film about research done in their village in Barotse, Zambia. Credit: Bioversity International/N. Estrada-Carmona

Diversifying diets in Barotse - local communities see the landscape with new eyes

Bioversity International researcher Natalia Estrada-Carmona blogs about a recent trip to Barotse, Zambia where her research group screened films as...

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Can the coexistence of nature and agriculture lead to the conservation of biodiverse landscapes?

Madeleine Kaufmann, Junior Advisor for Food Security at GIZ, highlights Bioversity International's and partners' work in the Cuchillas del Toa Man and...

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Livestock in the Barotse floodplain. Credit:T.del Río

Farming systems and how they relate to local diets in the Barotse

What do communities in the Barotse floodplain in Zambia grow and why? What are their constraints to using crop biodiversity? Read more about this...

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Typical Costa Rican landscape where PES schemes are set up. Credit: Bioversity International/C.Zanzanaini

Lack of strong science in Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES)

A paper published in Science this month reveals that an alarmingly small number of payment for ecosystem service schemes around the world are based on...

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Coral washed up by the waves in Fiji. Credit: Bioversity International/D.Mijatovic

Linking local plans to the big picture - an experience from Fiji

How can we bring together the large-scale and the local scale? Read this experience of using resilience indicators in Fiji in a guest post by...

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Contrast of barren landscape and fruit tree orchard in Kyrgyzstan. Credit:Bioversity International/P.Quek

Fruit trees key to restoring degraded land in Central Asia

Bioversity researchers are working with national partners to restore degraded lands in Central Asia with native fruit tree species. Learn more in this...

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