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Bioversity International Newsletter, February, 2015

DG Dialogues: Feeding the World



M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General, looks back at 2014, how it inspired this year's debate on climate change and what this means for agriculture.

Read the latest Director General blog

Is gluten-free good for the planet? – feature in The Guardian



Expert opinions from Bioversity International scientist Adam Drucker feature in this recent article in the Guardian on quinoa production and consumption.

Read the article

2 new guidelines from the Commission on Genetic Resources



The FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture has endorsed two new guidelines that integrate agricultural biodiversity into regional and national action plans.

Find out about the guidelines on nutrition 
and the guidelines on climate change adaptation

IPBES to assess world's biodiversity and ecosystem services



The Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services has approved its next phase to assess global and regional biodiversity and ecosystem services, as well as land degradation and pollination.

Find out how Bioversity International and CGIAR scientists are contributing

Book chapter: Crop diversity for climate change adaptation



An interview with Bioversity International scientist Mauricio Bellon on his and Jacob van Etten's chapter about why crop diversity is important for smallholder farmers to adapt to climate change.

Read the interview

Gender, climate change & agriculture - 19th March 2015, Paris



M. Ann Tutwiler will represent CGIAR at this high-level event hosted by Future Earth, the CGIAR Consortium and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).

Find out more
 
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