A pearl millet variety improved through participatory plant breeding. Chimukoko Farmer Field School, Zimbabwe. Credit: Bioversity International/R.Vernooy

A Resilient Seed Systems Handbook to support farmers adapt to climate change

Developed by a multidisciplinary team of Bioversity International researchers and research partners, the Resilient Seed Systems Handbook Second...

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New Index outlines agrobiodiversity’s role in food system sustainability

The Agrobiodiversity Index is an innovative tool to calculate how well countries are conserving and using their agricultural biodiversity. The first...

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Four steps to diversify at multiple levels

A new assessment method means farmers can identify climate resilience gaps and ways to fill them using agrobiodiversity.

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A Course in Nepal on Plant Genetic Resources and Resilient Seed Systems for Sustainable Food Security

Francesca Grazioli, Research Support Officer for the Cacao Genetic Resources Team, Bioversity International, reports on a training on securing...

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A Seed Resource Box to help farmers adapt to climate change

Developed by a multidisciplinary team of Bioversity International researchers, the Resilient Seed Systems Resource Box is a tool to enhance the access...

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Livestock in the Barotse floodplain. Credit:T.del Río

Farming systems and how they relate to local diets in the Barotse

What do communities in the Barotse floodplain in Zambia grow and why? What are their constraints to using crop biodiversity? Read more about this...

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Drought landscape. Credit: CIAT/Neil Palmer

Treating drought like other natural disasters in Guatemala

Bioversity International scientist Jacob van Etten explains how drought drills can improve Guatemala's response to drought, in this Thomson Reuters...

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Different bean varieties in Uganda. Credit: Bioversity International/D.Jarvis

Mixing it up in Uganda: Biodiversity bugs pests

Bioversity International's latest research in Uganda is showing increased evidence that growing different varieties (mixtures) of crops together can...

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Drought Alert in Guatemala. Credit: Nuestro Diario

iButtons to the rescue − improving drought response in Guatemala

Guatemala newspaper (in Spanish) features iButton weather sensors adapted by Bioversity International as part of the government’s plan to reduce...

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Coral washed up by the waves in Fiji. Credit: Bioversity International/D.Mijatovic

Linking local plans to the big picture - an experience from Fiji

How can we bring together the large-scale and the local scale? Read this experience of using resilience indicators in Fiji in a guest post by...

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