Bean varieties at seed fair in Uganda. Credit: Bioversity International/I.Lopez-Noriega

Supporting international cooperation in access and benefit sharing of germplasm for climate change adaptation

Climate change is already forcing farmers around the world to find substitutes for currently grown crop varieties that cannot tolerate changing...

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Amaranth grain in rural Nepal. Photo Credit: LI-BIRD/L.Lama

Himalayan foods: healthy and nutritious crop varieties

Read about 8 crops in the Nepal Himalayas that are better suited for harsh mountainous climates and can aid rural farmers in increasing yields and...

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Parbati, Nepalese farmer, in her home garden. Credit: Bioversity International/M.Elias

Evolution of gender relations among Nepalese farmers

CGIAR research program and LI-BIRD researchers travelled to Nepal's Gulmi District to put the 'Home Gardens' initiative's results under a gender lens.

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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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Rice terraces in Nepal. Credit: IRRI/B.Bouman

Indicators – first steps to building a resilient system

Results from field testing a set of resilience indicators, developed by Bioversity International and partners in 2011, are now informing the...

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Log books containing data about the seeds

Community Seed Banks in Nepal - Past, present, future

More than 100 community seed banks are active in Nepal. A new publication by LI-BIRD, Bioversity International and partners highlights the...

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