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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Diversity of vegetables produced in home gardens, Nepal. Credit: LI-BIRD/A.Subedi

Big results from small plots: Home gardens in Nepal

Home gardens play a big role when it comes to improving dietary diversity, bringing in extra income, and improving family well-being through the use...

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Researchers perform theatre play to explain value chain concepts to farmers. Credit: Bioversity International/H.Lamers

Researchers take to the stage to explain value chains

Researchers use theatre as part of a participatory market chain approach to explain value chain concepts to tropical fruit tree farmers in India and...

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Agricultural landscape in volcanic region, Chile. Credit: Pablo C.M BIOIMAGENES C.L

Open-access review on landscape initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean

An open-access review of integrated landscape initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean is now available. We interviewed one of the authors,...

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Grow, invest, research, read about or eat indigenous food for the International Day for Biological Diversity

Danielle Nierenberg, President of Food Tank, asks that we each mark today's International Day for Biological Diversity by taking at least one action:...

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Bioversity scientist Yasu Morimoto and Nissin Foods' Daisuke Okabayashi show off Nissin's sorghum instant noodles. Credit: Bioversity International/Y.Morimoto

Sorghum makes its way into Africa's first instant noodles

Nissin Foods' Daisuke Okabayashi and Bioversity International scientist Yasu Morimoto discuss introducing sorghum into the instant noodles market in...

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Rupa Lake landscape. Credit: LI-BIRD/M.Shrestha

Restoring the Rupa lake watershed in Nepal

15 years of using a landscape approach to conserve biodiversity are presented in this new publication by LI-BIRD and Bioversity International, showing...

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Harvesting beans in Colombia. Photo: CIAT/Neil Palmer

A farmer's dilemma: To sell or to eat?

A Thomson Reuters report by CIAT highlights work in Macaregua, Colombia by Bioversity International with CGIAR partners to identify sources of...

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Trail plots of taro growing in Papua New Guinea as part of climate change adaptation initiative. Credit: Bioversity International/P. Mathur

Which crops hold the key for climate change adaptation? A global survey

Many traditional crops are tolerant of drought, flooding, pests or other stressful conditions so they are valuable food sources when other crops fail....

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