This week Ann Tutwiler was privileged to join the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault where she presented on why the world also needs a backup collection for crops that cannot be conserved by seed. Read her blog.
Out of 40 project proposals, the Ministry of Agriculture of Peru selected the top 6, based on technical quality, impact on generating small producers' competitiveness and potential for improving the national diet. A proposal by Bioversity International and partners to improve cocoa is one ... read more
De las 40 propuestas de proyectos, el Ministerio de Agricultura e Irrigación de Perú escogió sus 6 principales, en mérito a la calidad técnica, impacto en la generación en la competitividad de los pequeños productores y mejora de la alimentación nacional. Uno de los seis ganadores, que será ... read more
Bioversity International and partners work closely with local communities in Burkina Faso to tackle the dry season water constraints by supporting community-driven innovations that increase the equity and sustainability of reservoir management.
Amidst preparations for a cocoa bean auction in Amsterdam’s historical stock exchange, Brigitte Laliberté stops to chat to us about the newly released ruby chocolate, Cocoa of Excellence Programme's plans for the year and what she thinks is the best chocolate to give to a special someone on ... read more
Every year since 2005, the World Economic Forum releases a Global Risks Report, which analyses the evolution and intensity of global risks. Ann Tutwiler reflects on how agricultural biodiversity can mitigate these risks and enhance resilience in her latest DG Dialogues blog.
Bioversity International participated in several activities during this year's Global Landscapes Forum held in Bonn on 19-20 December, where the President of Mauritius emphasized the need for an Agrobiodiversity Index.