Seeds for Needs – Papua New Guinea. Images by Bioversity International/P.Quek

Seeds for Needs – Papua New Guinea

As a tribute to the International Year of Family Farming, we would like to present a publication on agriculture in Papua New Guinea through which...

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Farmers learn about different bean and maize varieties at Seed fair in Saraguro, Ecuador. Credit: Bioversity international/J.Coronel

The International Plant Treaty at the centre of climate change discussions

M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General, highlights the importance of the International Treaty to facilitate the exchange, benefit-sharing and dialogue...

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Sahelian farmer in diversity field forum (DFF) in Mali focusing on the management of millet and sorghum varieties. Credit: Bioversity International/R.Vodouhe

Enhancing capacity to build resilient seed systems

Bioversity International is strengthening the capacity of its partners to use climate monitoring and modelling tools for crop adaptation. Read more in...

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iButtons installed in fields to test local temperature and humidity where wheat trials are taking place. Credit: Bioversity International/C.Zanzanaini

Closing the weather data gap with iButtons

Economical and user-friendly, these coin-sized weather sensors are rugged enough to withstand harsh environments, and can be set up in the field to...

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Wheat trials with farmers, Seeds for Needs India. Credit: Bioversity International/J.V.Etten

Giving farmers choices: Seeds for Needs

The idea behind ‘Seeds for Needs’ is simple: farmers who have access to more information and a wider range of crops and varieties can make better...

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Farmers evaluating wheat varieties in the Tigray Region, Ethiopia. Credit: Bioversity International/J. van de Gevel

Ann Tutwiler writes for Rural 21 about agricultural biodiversity

In her article for Rural 21, Ann Tutwiler mentions Bioversity International's new strategy and the important role that agricultural biodiversity plays...

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Farmers' field day in Bihar. Credit: Bioversity International/A.Gupta

1700 farmers at farmers’ field day and seed production training in India

Bioversity International's Seeds for Needs Initiative in India recently organized a successful farmers' field day with 1700 participants, as well as...

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