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Bioversity International annual report 2015

Published today 23rd May 2016! In the report you will find examples that show the impact of Bioversity International’s work on people’s lives on the ground in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Our work is organized around three initiatives: ‘Healthy … Continue reading

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Bioversity International Annual Report 2014

We are pleased to launch the Bioversity International 2014 Annual Report, available as an interactive digital publication and as a downloadable PDF. In the report, you will find highlights of our work in 2014 showing how research on agricultural and … Continue reading

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Bioversity International dusts off plant genetic resources newsletters from the 1950s

Though no longer published, the Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter was one of Bioversity International’s flagship publications. It has a long history, starting as the Plant Introduction Newsletter in 1957 to the established publication we know today. For many scientists in … Continue reading

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A busy month for Nutrition: major conferences and inaugural report

This month has seen a flurry of activity focusing on human nutrition.  IFPRI has recently released the 2014 Global Nutrition Report, and two major conferences are scheduled. IFPRI’s 2014 Global Nutrition Report provides a comprehensive narrative and analysis on the … Continue reading

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NUS species in the spotlight

Next week in Accra, Ghana, The 3rd International Conference on: Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS): for a Food-Secure Africa will be held from the 25-27 September. The programme will be of great interest to researchers working in this field, and … Continue reading

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PNAS OA article: Comparative transcriptomics reveals patterns of selection in domesticated and wild tomato

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 9 July 2013; Vol. 110, No. 28 Comparative transcriptomics reveals patterns of selection in domesticated and wild tomato  OPEN ACCESS ARTICLE  One of the most important technological advances by humans is the domestication … Continue reading

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Anti-hunger campaign “If”

The world produces enough food for everyone, but not everyone has enough food. Anti-hunger campaign ‘If’ has launched a catchy and pleasing video that tackles a an important topic, and launches a call for the G8 countries to end global … Continue reading

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