On 15 May 2013 the two organisations signed a three-year agreement to target smallholders and biodiversityMore »
Brazil, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Turkey have joined forces under the umbrella of the Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition project to explore how best to promote nutritionally-rich species and, by so-doing, develop and conserve them.More »
An initiative funded by GEF and coordinated by Bioversity International
March 21st, 2013 | Announcements
Nominations to participate in a workshop to identify procedures and approaches for building synergies between indigenous & local knowledge and science.
Organized on behalf of the IPBES Multidisciplinary Expert Panel by UNESCO, UNU and the Ministry of Environment of Japan, this workshop will be held from 9 to 11 June 2013 in TokyoMore »
February 26th, 2013 | Events
A workshop organized by CIRAD and Bioversity International that will focus on the role of biodiversity in the management of multiple agroecosystem services in development contexts, and contribution to resilience.More »
The Equator Initiative releases its landmark publication.
In this book a comprehensive analysis of the commonalities, trends and lessons learned across this pool of outstanding grassroots efforts to reduce poverty through the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.More »
Twelve key lessons with the greatest relevance for understanding and catalyzing effective ecosystem-based action at the local level. Sample case studies are provided to illustrate lessons learned.
A side event on the sustainable use of biodiversity on Wednesday 17 October
The theme of this side event is focused on trying to reconcile the need for food security and the growing aspirations of people for greater economic prosperity, while at the same time conserve its rich suite of species, habitats and landscapes.
ATREE organizes its research activities in four broad program areas: Ecosystems and Society; Ecosystems Services and Human Well Being; Forests and Governance; and Land, Water and Livelihoods. Climate change and Governance are two significant themes that cut across all the programs. The panel will address the sustainable use of biodiversity for food security and poverty alleviation from an “ecosystem services” lens.
Introduction to the panel discussion: Dr. Ganesan Balachander, Director, ATREEMore »