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:

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

17 Jul 2017

A look back at 2016

Bioversity International's Annual Report looks back at accomplishments in 2016 and highlights research on healthy diets, productive and ... read more

12 Jun 2017

Costa Rica improves risk-management with digital emergency response system

Bioversity International’s agro-climatic risk management, in cooperation with The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Costa Rica, ... read more

22 May 2017

Use it or lose it – why we should take a stand for agricultural biodiversity

On the International Day for Biological Diversity, Ann Tutwiler passes the baton to Pietro Sebastiani, Director General for Development ... read more

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