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Africa Hub, Kenya Regional Office

c/o ICIPE
P.O. Box 823-00621
Duduville Campus, Nairobi- Kenya

Tel. (+254) 709 134 000
bioversity-kenya@cgiar.org

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Bringing forgotten crops back to the table

Scaling up efforts to incorporate agrobiodiversity into food systems in Brazil, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Turkey.
 

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Local foods – a strategic asset for healthy diets

Deploying the potential of seasonal fruits and vegetables as strategic assets for healthy diets in Kenya, Guatemala, Mali, and Vietnam.
 

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News

From the field: how on-farm biodiversity is transforming community livelihoods in Kenya

A farmer describes how Alliance work implementing agriculture, nutrition and livelihood projects in Vihiga County has impacted his life since 2016.

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Stakeholder workshop for the development of Kenya County Climate Risk Profiles

The Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries partners with the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT to implement the World...

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Partnerships for solutions: Assessing COVID’s Impacts on Poor Urban Consumers in Africa

Alliance researchers in Nairobi, Kenya, report on a joint study establishing the effects of COVID-19 on residents’ livelihoods and food access.

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Researchers and entrepreneurs bring back forgotten gems: underutilized crops transformed into healthy snacks

Researchers are exploring innovative technologies that could offer alternative organic, nutritious, and readily available yet affordable snacks.

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Food Safety for All by All 

Reflecting on World Food Safety Day 2020's theme "Food safety, everybody's business", Mercy Lungaho explains its importance within Kenyan food...

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Ushauri: agricultural advice is just a phone call away

Researchers explain how user-centered design produced a mobile platform (named 'Advice' in Swahili) that matches agricultural extension services with...

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Empowering communities to use agrobiodiversity for nutritious diets

In a new GIZ-funded project in Kenya and Ethiopia, communities will develop their own action plans to improve nutrition and diet diversity with...

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Young woman with child carrying leafy green vegetables from her home garden. Credit: Biovision, December 2017 Newsletter

Diversity from field to fork

Bioversity International collaborates with Biovision to encourage farming families in the Vihiga County of Kenya to grow a wider range of vegetables,...

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 Market survey data collection in Kenya. Credit: Bioversity International/Y. Morimoto

Better data for better nutrition

A new tool, developed by Bioversity International and partners in Kenya, will ease the burden of measuring food intake thus helping decision-making in...

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A traditional food fair in Busia County.  Credit: John Ndungu, 2015

Busia, first county in Kenya to endorse a Biodiversity Conservation Policy

Busia has become the first of Kenya’s 47 counties to endorse a Biodiversity Conservation Policy. Emphasizing the economic and nutritional potential of...

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