Roasted Bambara groundnut: an emerging income source for women in Mali

On the occasion of the International Day of Rural Women, that takes place on 15 October, our researchers give us insight into how Bambara groundnut is...

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Traditional Sri Lankan dishes and vegetables. Credit: Bioversity International/S.Landersz

Five ways food biodiversity contributes to healthier diets

With World Food Day approaching, researchers Gina Kennedy and Dietmar Stoian explain how food biodiversity can help address hunger, malnutrition and...

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

New study shows quinoa is good for quinoa farmers

As discussed at length in NPR's The Salt, consumers' quinoa habits benefit not only farmers' incomes but also their nutrition. Bioversity...

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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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Women selling indigenous vegetables in a market in Nairobi. Credit: Pete Muller/Prime for Nature

Indigenous vegetables make a comeback in Kenya and other African countries

Nature highlights the revival of indigenous vegetable in Kenya and other African countries this month, a positive trend towards bringing more...

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Traditional and wild crops used in Sri Lankan cuisine. Credit: Bioversity International\S.Landersz

Crop diversity: the debate that truly matters for food security and sustainability

Huffington Post blog highlights Bioversity International's research on neglected and underutilized crops in a recent blog 'GMOs or No GMOs - Is That...

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Cover of Connecting Global Priorities: Biodiversity and Human Health, a State of Knowledge Review. Credit: CBD/WHO

Not just any apricot in the fruit basket - Understanding the connections between agricultural biodiversity, human health and nutrition

Connecting Global Priorities: Biodiversity and Human Health, co-published by the CBD and WHO, brings together the state of knowledge on how...

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PHOTO CONTEST – Women and Agricultural Biodiversity

Celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity with us by submitting a photo and accompanying story to our Women and Agricultural Biodiversity...

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Woman in a millet field. Credit: Bioversity International/S.Padulosi

Underutilized crops to enhance resilience and nutrition in Mali, India and Guatemala

A new research initiative aims to enhance the resilience of livelihoods and improve nutrition in Mali, India and Guatemala through the use of...

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Wild edible plants take centre stage in Turkey plant and food festival

The colours, smells and tastes of wild food diversity dominated the stalls of vegetable and wild herb sellers at the 6th edition of the Alaçatı Herb...

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