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  1. 2021-01-01 The papers included in this Special Issue address a variety of important aspects of plant biodiversity and genetic resources, including definitions, descriptions, and illustrations of different components and their value for food and nutrition security, breeding, and environmental services....
  2. 2021-01-01 Soil fauna plays a key role in many soil functions, such as organic matter decomposition, humus formation, and nutrient release, modifying soil structure, and improving its fertility. Soil invertebrates play key roles in determining soil suitability for agricultural production and realizing...
  3. 2019-01-01 Intensive agriculture has generally resulted in higher productivity, but also in a trend towards decreasing levels of agro-biodiversity, which represents a key point in ensuring the adaptability and resilience of agro-ecosystems in the global challenge to produce more and better food in a...
  4. 2021-01-01 *Available as Download Only. There are a total of 22 caves and karst wells with more than 25 specialized species resident (stygobionts and troglobionts). In this Special Issue, 14 of these sites are described in detail, along with the specialized fauna. An additional paper describes the richest...
  5. 2016-06-20 Making millets matter in Madhya Pradesh Real solutions are in the diversity of food and farming Lupin regains ground in Central Ecuador Farmers' firm grip on diversity Heritage grains - digging our roots, planting our seeds Lining food choice with biodiversity Fair and sustainable expansion of...
  6. 2020-01-01 *Available as Download Only African ecosystems comprise a wealthy repository of biodiversity, with a high proportion of native and endemic plant species, which makes them biologically unique and providers of a wide range of ecosystem services. A large part of African populations, in both rural...
  7. IFAD’s second Biodiversity Advantage report showcases five IFAD projects which highlight the integral importance of biodiversity in agriculture. These projects show howpromotingbiodiversityimproves human and ecosystem health, and the roles of small-scale agricultural producers in preserving and...
  8. 1996-12-19 Assessing sustainability in Burkina Faso Grassroots indicators Facilitating a joint analysis of change in Mexico Perceptions of nature differ among groups in Mexico Biodiversity-based productivity framework developed in India Farmers fencedout in India