Bioversity International: research for development in agricultural and tree biodiversity

12 Dec 2017

Laying out a roadmap for nature-based solutions in the SDGs

Sylvia Wood and Sarah Jones from Bioversity International report on a new paper on linking ecosystem services to multiple dimensions of human well-being.

27 Nov 2017

Improving diets in Vietnam with roots, tubers and bananas

Erin Zettell and Jessica Raneri, from Bioversity International, report on how consuming more roots, tubers and bananas, particularly micronutrient-rich varieties, can improve the malnourishment prevalent in northwest Vietnam.

24 Nov 2017

A win-win-win solution for conservation, nutrition and livelihoods

A recent initiative by Bioversity International and partners was shortlisted as one of top ten innovative solutions that promote change in human activities to ensure sustainable food security while conserving biodiversity.

17 Nov 2017

Looking beyond national borders to adapt farming systems to climate change

As the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP23) draws to a close in Bonn, Ann Tutwiler explains how adapting farming systems to climate change may require looking beyond national borders for diverse crop varieties adapted to future climatic conditions.

13 Nov 2017

Forest restoration needs to become climate-smart

As the world leaders gather in Bonn for the UN climate summit, a new study shows that forest restoration needs a mindset change to reach its potential in mitigating climate change.

07 Nov 2017

For the love of chocolate

Last week saw the 2017 Edition of the International Cocoa Awards, celebrated as part of the Salon du Chocolat, Paris. Find out why these awards matter for the future of chocolate.

03 Nov 2017

Community concessions bring newfound hope for forest conservation and socioeconomic development

Recent findings evidenced that when forests are in the hands of local communities, governance, conservation and livelihoods improve.

02 Nov 2017

How Transformative Agrobiodiversity Innovations help advance the G7’s agenda on agricultural development

As Italy’s G7 Presidential Agenda draws to a close, Bioversity International’s Private Sector Engagement Coordinator, Gianpiero Menza, reports on what the outcomes mean for mainstreaming agricultural biodiversity.

01 Nov 2017

Conserving diversity: Interactive Toolkit for Crop Wild Relative Conservation Planning

An interactive toolkit, developed by Bioversity International and the University of Birmingham, guides national programmes on planning the conservation of crop wild relatives as this valuable source of diversity is being threatened with extinction.

31 Oct 2017

The International Union of Nutritional Sciences turns to food systems

This year's IUNS zoomed in on food systems and the links between nutrition and agriculture, taking on a more holistic approach at tackling malnutrition. Bioversity International actively participated presenting research and co-organizing a symposium.  

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