Bioversity International: research for development in agricultural and tree biodiversity

CGIAR partnership

CGIAR is the only worldwide partnership addressing agricultural research for development, whose work contributes to the global effort to tackle poverty, hunger and major nutrition imbalances, and environmental degradation. It is carried out by 15 research centres, in close collaboration with hundreds of partners, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, development organizations and the private sector.

Bioversity International is a CGIAR Research Centre. CGIAR is supported by CGIAR Fund Donors.

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Partnership news:

08 Sep 2017

Belgium renews strong support to Bioversity International’s banana research

In September, the Belgian Government has strongly committed to support Bioversity International’s banana research activities that contribute ... read more

28 Aug 2017

Ethiopian farmer communities – from citizen scientists to published authors

Ethiopian farmers’ knowledge was crucial in selecting wheat varieties that can ensure food security and climate resilience. Researchers in ... read more

18 Aug 2017

Bioversity International joins the Congo Basin Institute

Bioversity International’s forest genetic resources researchers join forces with the Congo Basin Institute (CBI), a collaboration that aims ... read more

18 Jul 2017

Guidelines for innovation platforms

Innovation platforms are fast becoming part of the mantra of agricultural research-for-development projects and programmes. These guidelines ... read more

18 Jul 2017

Harnessing traditional knowledge to wheat breeding in Ethiopia

A new study of durum wheat varieties in Ethiopia, shows the value of including farmer evaluations based on traditional knowledge into crop ... read more

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