Arrivederci – Ann Tutwiler's Farewell Blog

As Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International prepares to step down, she reflects on the last six years and the shifts in international...

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Panelists at the Mainstreaming Agrobiodiversity book launch at CFS44 in Rome, Italy. Credit: Bioversity International/P.Gallo

Agrobiodiversity is essential for the disruptive changes we need in global food systems

On World Food Day, Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International reflects on last week’s 44th Session of the Committee on World Food...

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Quinoa varieties conserved by Doña Adeleiva Castillo , a custodian farmer.  She conserves 120 varieties of quinoa on her farm in the Peruvian Andes in memory of her son who died tragically in a motorcycle accident. Please credit:  Bioversity International/A. Camacho

We need to put more biodiversity on the sustainable development menu

In this guest blog post, Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International, kicks off Farming First's brand new series 'SDG2 Countdown' by...

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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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Banana diversity. Credit: Bioversity International/J.Sardos

Celebrating banana diversity – A treasure chest hosted in Belgium

Last week, Director General M. Ann Tutwiler celebrated, together with national and international partners, the 30th anniversary of the world’s largest...

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Floating market, Indonesia. Credit: Bioversity International/F. de la Cruz

A measure of diversity from production to diets: The value of an Agrobiodiversity Index

Bioversity International's Director General, Ann Tutwiler, guest-blogs for the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) from the...

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Food Tank: Five Questions with Ann Tutwiler, Director General of Bioversity International

Ahead of tomorrow's Food Tank special webinar, Ann Tutwiler shares some personal reflections on why food and agriculture matters. Read the blog 'Five...

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Coffee berry that has been bored by the Coffee Borer Beetle, a small but rampant insect that can cost 50% and up of a loss in harvest for coffee farmers, Costa Rica.

Food systems for a sustainable future – interlinkages between biodiversity and agriculture

M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General, welcomes the newly published report from the recent 8th Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity, in particular, its...

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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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Ines Van den Houwe at the Bioversity International Musa Transit Centre. Credit: Bioversity International/ N. Capozio

Investing in safeguarding crop diversity for a food-secure future

Last week M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International, spoke at the Global Crop Diversity Trust Pledging Conference on behalf of...

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