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Bioversity International Newsletter, August 2015

Matching seeds to needs in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquakes


Credit: Bioversity International/Sriram Subedi, LI-BIRD, Lamjung
Bioversity International scientists send a two-part report from Nepal on how a crowdsourcing approach is ensuring that farmer preferences are considered in the urgent need to replenish lost seed stocks.

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Crop wild relatives and climate change


Credit: Bioversity International/J.Sardos
With contributions from Bioversity International scientists, a new book published by Wiley-Blackwell explores the contribution of crop wild relatives for more resilient and productive agriculture in the face of climate change.

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Bioversity International Annual Report 2014



Highlights of our research activities during 2014 and information about our partners and Board of Trustees.

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Gender-responsive participatory research is the way to go


Credit: Bioversity International/E. Hermanowicz
Case studies from around the globe show why a gender lens is needed when carrying out participatory research.

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Boosting nutrition while reducing costs - putting underutilized species on the menu in Kenya


Credit: Bioversity/S.Collins
Bioversity International scientists working with communities in Kenya have demonstrated an innovative approach to boosting the nutritional quality of local diets while also reducing their cost.

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Event invitation – Agricultural biodiversity, value chains & women's empowerment, Expo Milano 2015


Credit: Bioversity International/C.Zanzanaini
If you are in the Milan area on September 17th, why not come along to our event and meet inspirational women farmers from India, Bolivia, Mali and Italy.

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