Bioversity International: research for development in agricultural and tree biodiversity

Library Services and Knowledge Management

Library Services and Knowledge Management

The Bioversity International Library

The Bioversity International Library, found at our HQ in Rome, holds over 6000 documents relating to the role that on-farm and wild agricultural and forest biodiversity can play in a more nutritious, resilient, productive and adaptable food and agricultural system.


Open Access at Bioversity International

The CGIAR Open Access and Data Management Policy was approved by the CGIAR Consortium Board in October 2013.  What this means is that any research outputs published or developed by CGIAR centres will be required to be open access from this date forward.

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Top 25 publications

Browse the top 25 publications (books, book chapters, journal articles, reports) which have been downloaded the most during the last three months from Bioversity International website.

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New Arrivals

We have added new publications to our library collection in these last two months. You can download the complete list here.

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Herbarium Project

In 2012, Bioversity International has established within its premises a physical herbarium and related database of the local flora of interest for Food, Forest and Agriculture. About 200 species have been collected and mounted so far.

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How to obtain a publication

Contact us with full bibliographic details of the publication you require, together with your postal address.

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