An Alliance for accelerated change

Today Juan Lucas Restrepo, Director General, launches the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT's strategy to provide food systems solutions...

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Our actions are our future

In his World Food Day blog, Juan Lucas Restrepo, Director General of Bioversity International and CEO-Designate of the Alliance of Bioversity...

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Analyses in Maluku, Indonesia, showed that locally available fish species, such as anchovies, could contribute much more to nutrition and incomes, if the appropriate interventions are put in place. Credit: Paul Asman and Jill Lenoble [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)]

Adding nutrition to the food chain in Indonesia

A case study from Indonesia applies a five-step approach to incorporate nutrition considerations into food value chains and so diversify diets,...

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Why climate change means a rethink of coffee and cocoa production systems

New research by an international group of scientists, from Inland Norway University, Bioversity International, Wageningen University and the World...

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The Great Food Transformation

Launched today, the EAT-Lancet Commission on Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems sets out proposed global scientific targets to drive the...

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Local agrobiodiversity in Guatemala. Credit: Bioversity International/R. Robitaille

One thousand and ninety seven reasons to celebrate World Food Day

In her World Food Day blog, Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International draws attention to the thousands of overlooked food...

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Surya and Sarawasti Adhikari on their biodiverse farm, Nepal.
Photo credit: Bioversity International/J. Zucker

Empowering farming communities to manage biodiversity in Nepal

For the 2016 International Day for Biological Diversity, M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General, writes for the 'World Bank Governance for...

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Farmer diversity fair, South Africa. Credit: R. Vernooy

Seeds without borders

This month, as the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties opens in Paris, M. Ann Tutwiler explains why 11 African countries...

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Women and biodiversity - Photo contest entry. In Western Bengal, 70% of people depend on agriculture. This woman and her family make a living by selling vegetables, which she collects from her husband's field and sells at the market. Credit: Krishnasis

Dietary diversity and biofortification – Closer than you think

What if food staples were made to work towards better nutrition? How would that fit with the need for dietary diversification? Gina Kennedy,...

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Three months after two devastating earthquakes hit Nepal, innovative crowdsourcing technology and diversity kits are helping to match seeds to needs as part of the disaster recovery plan.
Credit: Bioversity International/Sriram Subedi, Lamjung

Matching seeds to needs in the aftermath of the Nepal Earthquakes

Bioversity International scientists report from Nepal on the importance of considering farmer preferences when replenishing seed stocks lost in the...

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