Welcome to the March 2015 Bioversity International newsletter. Thanks for subscribing.
.
Bioversity International Newsletter, March 2015

Integrating biodiversity into farming systems is essential



M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International visits Ibadan, Nigeria where she advocated for increased use of agricultural biodiversity in farming systems.

Read more
 

A sweeter and disease-resistant banana is ready for the Japanese market



The variety, resistant to the deadly disease Fusarium wilt and introduced to Filipino farmers by Bioversity International and partners, is ready for the Japanese market.

Read more

Millet revolution in India - let's keep up the momentum!



Over 15 years of promoting minor millets in India is finally paying off. Gennifer Meldrum, Bioversity International Research Fellow reports progress on the safeguarding and use of these nutritious grains in India.

Read more

Putting agricultural biodiversity back on the nutrition agenda



At the 2nd International Congress Hidden Hunger, Stuttgart, Bioversity International scientists show why agricultural and tree biodiversity is part of the solution for hidden hunger.

Read more

Nepalese farmers safeguard hundreds of local seed varieties



Over 90% of farmers in Nepal rely on informal seed networks for their seed supply. A new paper examines which farmers are key players in the exchange and trade of rice varieties in Nepal and how these systems change over time.

Read more

Putting knowledge on forest genetic resources into action



David Boshier and Judy Loo invite university lecturers and students to put knowledge on forest genetic resources into action and use the innovative Forest Genetic Resources Training Guide.

Read more
More News - More publications
Copyright © 2015 Bioversity International, All rights reserved.


--> Subscribe | Update subscription preferences | Unsubscribe
Our mailing address is:
Bioversity International
Via dei Tre Denari 472/a
Maccarese, Rome 00054
Italy

Add us to your address book