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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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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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Monday – Friday  8.30 am-4.30 pm - (Wednesday  8.30 am-3.00 pm)

For directions to our Rome, Italy HQ office - click here

Library services

  • Reference and information
  • Bibliographic searches
  • Inter-library loans
  • Acquisition and loans/Document Delivery
  • TOCs services
  • Improving search skills
  • Training and support on DBs and tools
  • Manage and oversee the Bioversity International publication catalogues

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