Sharing diversity: exchanging seeds and experiences of community seedbanks in South Africa.

This report describes the main activities carried out in 2017. The community seed banks of Gumbu and Sterkspruit increased the number of accessions,...

Authors:
Matelele, L.A.; Sema, R.P.; Maluleke, N.L.; Tjikana, T.T.; Mokoena, M.L.; Dibiloane, M.A.; Vernooy, R.
Publication Year:
2018
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Using vignettes to explore gender dimensions of household food security and nutrition

Authors:
Elias, M.; Raneri, J.; Petesch, P.; Kennedy, G.
Publication Year:
2018
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Understanding gendered innovation processes in forest-based landscapes: case studies from Indonesia and Kyrgyz Republic.

An estimated 1.6 billion people depend in part or in full on forests and trees outside forests for their livelihoods. Yet, there are important...

Authors:
Elias, M.; Elmirst, R.; Ibraeva, G.; Sijapati Basnett, B.; Ablezova, M.; Siscawati, M.
Publication Year:
2018
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Climate-resilient seed systems and access and benefit-sharing in Rwanda

This study is part of the Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) programme’s action learning theme on matching global commitments with national...

Authors:
Gapusi, J.R.; Otieno, G.
Publication Year:
2017
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Climate-resilient seed systems and access and benefit-sharing in Zambia

This case study focuses on activities being implemented in relation to access and benefit sharing in the development of plant genetic resources for...

Authors:
Nkhoma, C.N.; Otieno, G.
Publication Year:
2017
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Understanding root, tuber, and banana seed systems and coordination breakdown: a multi-stakeholder framework.

Vegetatively propagated crop (VPC) seed tends to remain true to varietal type but is bulky, often carries disease, and is slow to produce. So VPC seed...

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The Global Strategy for the Conservation and Use of Coconut Genetic Resources 2018 -2028: summary brochure

This summarises the Global Strategy for the Conservation and Use of Coconut Genetic Resources, introducing context & status of coconut germplasm...

Authors:
Johnson, V.; Bourdeix, R.; Prades, A.; Picq, C.
Publication Year:
2018
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Baseline for assessing the impact of fairtrade certification on cocoa farmers and cooperatives in Côte d’Ivoire

In 2014, Fairtrade International, Fairtrade Africa, the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and Bioversity International initiated a collaboration for...

Authors:
Foundjem-Tita, D.; Degrande, A.; Donovan, J.; Stoian, D.; Kouame, C.
Publication Year:
2017
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Leveraging responsible finance and public-private policy change for biodiversity and sustainable development goals: Insights from Guatemala, Nepal and Ghana

Paper presented at the 3rd Global BIOFIN Conference held in Chennai, India on March 6-8, 2018

Authors:
Stoian, D.; Adhikary, A.; Lawry, S.; Monterroso, I.; Menza, G.
Publication Year:
2018
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