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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Private sector representatives at Nepal NUS workshop/G. Meldrum

Putting Himalayan Superfoods on the menu

Research fellow Gennifer Meldrum reports from Pokhara on how nutrition is once again returning to the heart of Nepalese cuisine.

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Indian millet. Credit: Bioversity International/S.Padulosi

Millet revolution in India: Let's keep up the momentum!

Over 15 years of promoting millet use and conservation is paying off. Research fellow Gennifer Meldrum reports from Chennai, India as Bioversity...

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Members of a Indian women’s group in a field of finger millet. Credit: Bioversity International/S.Padulosi

Using simple methods to preserve biodiversity

An article in today's The Hindu highlights the importance of custodian farmers to safeguard and use biodiversity in their regions, through their...

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Farmers display of diversity from Cachilaya at the final IFAD-NUS meeting in Bolivia. Photo: Bioversity International/G.Meldrum

Celebrating the diversity of Andean crops in Bolivia

Research fellow Gennifer Meldrum writes about stakeholders coming together in Bolivia to celebrate achievements in using and safeguarding Andean crop...

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Jogimara Community Seed Bank, Nepal. Credit: Bioversity International/R. Vernooy

Linking ex situ and in situ conservation in Nepal

Learn more about Bioversity International's work with our partners LI-BIRD to conserve agricultural biodiversity through the setup of community...

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Photo: M. Ann Tutwiler, Bioversity International Director General, and Mauricio Lopes, President of Embrapa, signing the 5-year agreement to boost sustainable food systems. Credit: Embrapa

Bioversity International and Embrapa sign 5-year agreement to boost sustainable food systems

Bioversity International and Embrapa today agreed to work closely together to expand the existing knowledge base on how to use agricultural...

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Preparing kokum juice, India. Credit: Bioversity International/E.Hermanowicz

Bearing the fruits of action

Feature article in the Deccan Herald - Bioversity International gender fellow Narasimha Hegde writes about our work with women's groups in India to...

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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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Pinchoto de Mono capsicum variety in Peru. Credit: CIDRA/L.Quinonez

Spotlight on forgotten crops

This year neglected and underutilized species found the spotlight: 2013 was designated the UN International Year of Quinoa. Read more in this 2013...

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