A new initiative for better decision-making in nutrition interventions

Bioversity International, with support from the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, is launching a unique initiative to improve...

Authors:
Morimoto, Y.; Maundu, P.; Otieno, I.; Franic, M.
Publication Year:
2018
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Characterizing degradation of palm swamp peatlands from space and on the ground: An exploratory study in the Peruvian Amazon

Peru has the fourth largest area of peatlands in the Tropics. Its most representative land cover on peat is a Mauritia flexuosa dominated palm swamp...

Authors:
Hergoualc’h, Kristell; Gutierrez-Velez, Victor Hugo; Menton, Mary; Verchot, Louis V.
Publication Year:
2017
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Sensory evaluation of provitamin A carotenoid-rich banana cultivars on trial for potential adoption in Burundi and Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is a widespread health problem in Eastern Africa where banana is a staple food crop. Research has shown that certain banana...

Authors:
Ekesa, B.; Nabuuma, D.; Kennedy, G.; Van den Bergh, I.
Publication Year:
2017
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High selfing rate, limited pollen dispersal and inbreeding depression in the emblematic African rain forest tree Baillonella toxisperma – Management implications

ating system and gene flow are major influencing factors of species population dynamics and evolution. These factors are often not characterized in...

Authors:
Duminil, J.; Mendene Abessolo, D.T.; Ndiade Bouroboue, D.; Doucet, J-L.; Loo, J.; Hardy, O.J.
Publication Year:
2016
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Do logging concessions decrease the availability to villagers of foods from timber trees? A quantitative analysis for Moabi (Baillonella toxisperma), Sapelli ( Entandrophragma cylindricum ) and Tali (Erythrophleum suaveolens) in Cameroon

Many species of timber trees in Cameroon are exploited by logging companies for timber and by forest- dependent communities for non-timber forest...

Authors:
Noutcheu, R.; Snook, L.K.; Tchatat, M.; Taedoumg, H.; Tchingsabe, O.; Tieguhong, J.C.
Publication Year:
2016
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Forest and landscape restoration severely constrained by a lack of attention to the quantity and quality of tree seed: Insights from a global survey

Meeting the multimillion hectare commitments for forest and landscape restoration (FLR) will require billions of tree seed and seedlings. However, the...

Authors:
Jalonen, R.; Valette, M.; Boshier, D.; Duminil, J.; Thomas, E.
Publication Year:
2017
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Can the production of wild forest foods be sustained in timber concessions? Logging and the availability of edible caterpillars hosted by sapelli (Entandrophragma cylindricum) and tali (Erythrophleum suaveolens) trees in the Democratic Republic of Cong

Sapelli (Entandrophragma cylindricum) and tali (Erythrophleum suaveolens) are among the most important timber species harvested from Congo Basin...

Authors:
Muvatsi, P.; Kahindo, J.M.; Snook, L.K.
Publication Year:
2018
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Tandem workshop on the Nagoya Protocol on access and benefit-sharing & the multi-lateral system of access and benefit-sharing under the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food & Agriculture (ITPGRFA)

Report of the Tandem Workshop on the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing & The Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-Sharing under the...

Authors:
Dorji, C.; Nirola, M. P.; Vernooy, R.
Publication Year:
2018
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Community seed banks: Sharing experiences from North and South

Note full title of report is: Community Seed banks: Sharing experiences from North and South. Report from a side event held 1 November 2017 during the...

Authors:
Andersen, R., Shrestha, P., Otieno, G., Nishikawa, Y., Kasasa, P. and Mushita, A.
Publication Year:
2018
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