Bioversity International: research for development in agricultural and tree biodiversity

16 Oct 2017

Agrobiodiversity is essential for the disruptive changes we need in global food systems

On World Food Day, Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International reflects on last week’s 44th Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS44) in Rome, Italy.

13 Oct 2017

Roasted Bambara groundnut: an emerging income source for women in Mali

On the occasion of the International Day of Rural Women, that takes place on 15 October, our researchers give us insight into how Bambara groundnut is emerging as an income source for women in Mali.

13 Oct 2017

Five ways food biodiversity contributes to healthier diets

With World Food Day approaching, researchers Gina Kennedy and Dietmar Stoian explain how food biodiversity can help address hunger, malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies.

12 Oct 2017

Round two of the Gender Research Fellowship Programme takes off in Nairobi

Building on a successful first phase, the Gender Research Fellowship Programme is back for round two. This programme has been designed to strengthen researchers' capacity to conduct research that can support gender equality and other desired project outcomes, such as the sustainable ... read more

11 Oct 2017

Agricultural biodiversity – Use it or lose it!

In the context of the upcoming World Food Day, scientist Ehsan Dulloo explains conservation strategies for a precious resource – agricultural biodiversity. One of those strategies seems quite a paradox: the more you use it, the more you save it!

09 Oct 2017

A fresh look at crop seeds for healthy diets

As we get ready for World Food Day, researcher Jacob van Etten reminds us that seeds are a central piece of our food systems, as the vehicles that deliver the benefits of agricultural biodiversity: environmental sustainability and healthy diets.

06 Oct 2017

What has agricultural biodiversity ever done for us?

In the lead-up to World Food Day, Bioversity International scientist Simon Attwood explains how the use of agricultural biodiversity can make our diets healthier, and agriculture more resilient and sustainable.

03 Oct 2017

5Capitals-G gender-responsive methodology for value chain development

Bioversity International and ICRAF joined forces and presented their findings on a key gender-responsive methodology that will address the principal gaps in existing tools for gender-equitable value chain development.

26 Sep 2017

New Study Reveals Agrobiodiversity Investments as Triple Win for Health, Environment and Food System Sustainability

Bioversity International launches first scientific review of agrobiodiversity's untapped potential to fight global challenges including climate change and malnutrition.

25 Sep 2017

Latest Reader on Gender and Forestry

A new book amalgamates 30 years of accumulated knowledge on gender and forestry into one volume. 

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