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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Drying kokum fruit in the sun before they are made into other products. The rinds are used to make beverages and slimming products. Credit: Bioversity International/E.Hermanowicz

Piloting a gender-responsive tool for assessing the poverty impacts of value chain development

Last month, field researchers from three parts of India participated in a training workshop on a new gender-responsive methodology for assessing the...

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Young woman processing shea nuts. Credit: Bioversity International/B. Vinceti

Enhancing benefits for smallholders across biodiverse value chains

In conversation with Dietmar Stoian, Principal Scientist, Value Chains and Private Sector Engagement, on why supporting smallholders in business...

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An Uzbek farmer proudly showing his grapes. Credit: Bioversity International/P. Sands

Uzbek farmers get a livelihood boost from local fruit tree conservation

After five years of activity, an impact assessment reveals a positive trend in livelihoods linked to increased conservation and use of Uzbekistan’s...

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African leafy vegetables: a nutritious income source in Benin 

A new video about traditional leafy vegetables in Benin tells us about their important nutritional benefits and how they are grown, bought and sold in...

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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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Women who collects fruits from the forests of the Western Ghats. Credit:Bioversity International/E.Hermanowicz

Through the lens: women from the Western Ghats forest

As we near International Women's Day, Ewa Hermanowicz reflects on lessons learned from the resilient women she met while filming in India.

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Quinoa growing in Bolivia. Credit: Bioversity International/S. Padulosi

What are the environmental and social consequences of increased demand for gluten-free grains?

In a recent article in The Guardian, Bioversity International Senior Economist Adam Drucker shares his thoughts on how farmers' livelihoods in...

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Deep Roots publication cover - International Year of Family Farming

Open access publication on family farming now online

Director General M. Ann Tutwiler and Bioversity International scientist Pablo Eyzaguirre are among the contributors to this 300-page, illustrated book...

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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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