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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

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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Kyanika Adult Women Group from Kitui, Kenya. Credit: Bioversity International/S.Collins

Women at the helm of change – one-on-one with the Kyanika Adult Women Group

Kyanika Adult Women Group has been a significant stakeholder in Bioversity International’s work in Kitui region, Kenya, for almost two decades. Irene...

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Students of St Mary's School, Mundika, Kenya, lining up for their school meal and selecting African leafy vegetables over common kales. Credit: Aurillia Manjella/BFN Kenya

A win-win-win solution for conservation, nutrition and livelihoods

A recent initiative by Bioversity International and partners was shortlisted as one of top ten innovative solutions that promote change in human...

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Round two of the Gender Research Fellowship Programme takes off in Nairobi

Building on a successful first phase, the Gender Research Fellowship Programme is back for round two. This programme has been designed to strengthen...

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