On the International Day for Biological Diversity, Ann Tutwiler passes the baton to Pietro Sebastiani, Director General for Development Cooperation, Italy. He explains why agrobiodiversity is the foundation of our food systems, how it contributes greatly to Italy's economy and makes it one ... read more
In occasione della Giornata Mondiale per la Diversità Biologica, Ann Tutwiler passa il testimone del suo blog a Pietro Sebastiani, Direttore Generale per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo in Italia. Sebastiani spiega perché l'agrobiodiversità è alla base dei sistemi alimentari, in che modo ... read more
On a warm afternoon in a small farming village in Honduras, half a dozen farmers sit with a visitor from an NGO they’ve worked with before. They’re there to discuss the farmers’ priorities to improve their main crop, beans. What do the farmers need most? What should the bean breeders focus ... read more
New research by Bioversity International is studying how women and men control and manage banana cropping systems in Burundi, and how this can influence the adoption of technologies that can help farmers manage a deadly banana disease.
Currently, there is much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. The new Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests, co-edited by our gender specialist Marlène Elias provides a collection of key articles on gender and forests published over the last ... read more
Clarmondial is supporting Bioversity International on the design of financial instruments around the Agrobiodiversity Index. By linking scientific research to risk assessment tools and funding mechanisms, investors can catalyze change and shift markets towards resilient agricultural ... read more
A new publication details achievements and lessons learned from the Central Mekong, offering insights and recommendations that could support integrated agricultural systems research both in the Mekong and elsewhere.