20 videos illustrating coconut palm climbing techniques

The International Coconut Genetic Resources Network, coordinated by Bioversity International, brings to light different palm climbing techniques...

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Ghanaian Ministers claim traditional crops as assets in fighting Africa’s food challenges

The NUS 2013 conference participants shared knowledge and found solutions on how to help move African policies to mainstream traditional crops into...

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At the first ever held seed fair in Mutale, Limpopo province, South Africa. Credit: Bioversity International/R. Vernooy

Powerful crops – empowering farmers through community seed banks in South Africa

Bioversity International scientists, Ronnie Vernooy and Bhuwon Sthapit, join the South Africa Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries in...

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Putting the spotlight on African orphan species

The 3rd International Conference on Neglected and Underutilized Species for a Food Secure Future (NUS 2013) takes place in Accra, Ghana from 25 to 27...

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Landscape in Nepal. Photo: Bioversity International/B. Sthapit

Which side of the fence do you sit on in the land-sparing vs land-sharing debate?

Researchers in the Bridging Conservation Agriculture Initiative, led by Bioversity International, are looking at this question from a research angle...

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Cacao, Malaysia. Credit: Bioversity International/B. Sthapit

Taste of what's to come: cocoa diversity for 50 million people globally

On International Chocolate Day, Stephan Weise, Bioversity International and Martin Gilmour, Mars, explain why supporting the conservation and use of...

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Symposium explores sustainable food and diets

Recognizing that the cross-section of agriculture, nutrition and health is becoming increasingly important in the quest for solutions to malnutrition,...

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Dr S. Ayyappan and M. Ann Tutwiler sign the agreement.

Bioversity International and Indian Council of Agricultural Research sign agreement

Bioversity International and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) have signed an agreement today to improve agricultural sustainability,...

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Log books containing data about the seeds

Community Seed Banks in Nepal - Past, present, future

More than 100 community seed banks are active in Nepal. A new publication by LI-BIRD, Bioversity International and partners highlights the...

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