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How COVID-19 is impacting banana-producing countries

Alliance researchers share survey results and firsthand video testimonials from banana networks in India, Ecuador, and Ghana as they support recovery...

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Godavari Basin: Agriculture facing up to Anthropocene challenges

Agriculture in the Anthropocene faces radically distinct challenges from previous decades, including significantly increasing production of food for...

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The detection tool is built in a mobile app called Tumaini – which means 'hope' in Swahili – and is designed to help smallholder banana growers quickly detect a disease or pest and prevent a wide outbreak from happening. Credit: CIAT

Artificial intelligence helps banana growers protect the world’s favourite fruit

Using artificial intelligence, scientists created an easy-to-use tool to detect banana pests and diseases. With an average 90% success rate in...

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Wheat varieties grown as part of crowdsourcing trials in India. Credit: Bioversity International/T.Rastogi

Farmer science accelerates climate adaptation

A new study in PNAS addresses the challenge of climate adaptation in a way that is both scalable and targeted. Scientists demonstrate a unique...

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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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Meet the India team

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India, Delhi - Bioversity International

G-1, B-Block, NASC Complex, DPS Marg, Pusa Campus, New Delhi 110 012, India.

Tel. (+91) 11 258 49000 or (+91) 258 49002

Fax. (+91) 11 25849002

India, Bengaluru - Bioversity International

College of Horticulture, UHS Campus, GKVK Post, Bengaluru, 560065

Tel. (+91) 968 687 3737


Some of our key partners in India are Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security and CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry.