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:

23 Mar 2017

New scientific guidelines to assess biodiverse foods in dietary surveys

A new publication, Guidelines on Assessing Biodiverse Foods in Dietary Intake Surveys, will assist researchers and practitioners in ... read more

17 Mar 2017

Multi-sector inputs towards a solid Agrobiodiversity Index prototype

Last week company, country and investor representatives gathered to consult on the Agrobiodiversity Index – a tool to measure and manage ... read more

15 Mar 2017

Working with farmers to fight crop disease

Livelihoods in East and Central Africa are seriously threatened by Banana Xanthomonas Wilt, a devastating disease causing up to 100% yield ... read more

03 Feb 2017

Celebrating banana diversity – A treasure chest hosted in Belgium

Last week, Director General M. Ann Tutwiler celebrated, together with national and international partners, the 30th anniversary of the ... read more

02 Feb 2017

New paper links farmers' perceptions of crop diversity and adaptation to climate change

Farmers in the Andean highlands are facing more unpredictable drought, frost, hail, and pest and disease outbreaks under climate change. A ... read more

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