From the field: how on-farm biodiversity is transforming community livelihoods in Kenya

A farmer describes how Alliance work implementing agriculture, nutrition and livelihood projects in Vihiga County has impacted his life since 2016.

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Examine narratives to end policy deadlock, boost agricultural development in Africa, economists say

Impasse over dominant and counter approaches — state-led or market-led policy — to promote agricultural development in Africa could be solved by...

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Stakeholder workshop for the development of Kenya County Climate Risk Profiles

The Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries partners with the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT to implement the World...

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Partnerships for solutions: Assessing COVID’s Impacts on Poor Urban Consumers in Africa

Alliance researchers in Nairobi, Kenya, report on a joint study establishing the effects of COVID-19 on residents’ livelihoods and food access.

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Coming to the rescue - Payment for Agrobiodiversity Services to safeguard crop varieties in Guatemala

The Alliance-led PACS programme is helping saving resilient traditional crop varieties in Huehuetenango, Guatemala.

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The complex relationship between deforestation and diet diversity in the Amazon  

As increasing areas of the Amazonian rainforest are converted into agricultural land, scientists are examining how this is linked with local...

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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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Post-COVID-19: we need a food systems approach to achieve zero-deforestation diets

How and what we eat has caused undue damage to forests. Over the years, the clamor for a shift to sustainable diets has grown. Finding an effective...

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How COVID-19 is impacting banana-producing countries

Alliance researchers share survey results and firsthand video testimonials from banana networks in India, Ecuador, and Ghana as they support recovery...

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Working across institutions and disciplines for science-based responses to fight COVID-19 in Ethiopia

Agricultural researchers are applying data sharing and analytics to improve COVID testing and treatment, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health...

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