• The importance of crop biodiversity under climate change

    The importance of crop biodiversity under climate change

    July 6th, 2012 | News

    A new video on the importance of crop diversity under climate change has been recently published by Bioversity International. Carlo Fadda, one of Bioversity International’s senior scientists based in our Sub-Saharan Africa office, Nairobi, talks about the importance of using agricultural biodiversity to suit farmers’ future needs in the face of climate change. Watch the […]

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  • Can Biodiversity be Part of Pest and Disease Manage? Asking the Right Questions

    Can Biodiversity be Part of Pest and Disease Manage? Asking the Right Questions

    July 28th, 2011 | Bioversity Headquarters, News

    Much of the 30% of the world’s annual harvest lost to pests and diseases occurs in developing countries.   The resulting economic and food resource costs are, to a significant extent, a consequence of crops growing in monocultures and the continuing evolution of new races of pests and pathogens that are able to overcome resistance genes […]

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  • Climate Changes and Pests and Diseases: a Quick Overview

    Climate Changes and Pests and Diseases: a Quick Overview

    July 20th, 2011 | Bioversity Headquarters, News

    The effects of climate change on potential abiotic stresses are well known. Changes in CO2 concentration, increased temperature, increased drought, changing on rainfall patterns have all been documented in the IPCC reports (http://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/publications_and_data_reports.shtml) and in several recent publications. The effects of climate change will be different in different parts of the world and there exist […]

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  • Can Crop Diversity Reduce Pests and Diseases Pressure? The case of common bean in Uganda

    Can Crop Diversity Reduce Pests and Diseases Pressure? The case of common bean in Uganda

    July 15th, 2011 | News, Uganda

    Our team in Uganda led by John Mulumba Waswa and Rose Nankya was prepared for interviewing 60 farmers in each of the three sites where beans are the target crop (Nakaseke, Kabwohe, and Rubaya). The team is composed of farmers that are directly involved in the project and were trained to conduct the interviews. The […]

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