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  1. The CGIAR (Link ) is a strategic alliance of members, partners and international agricultural centers that mobilizes science to benefit the poor. Their mission is to achieve sustainable food security and reduce poverty in developing countries through scientific research and research-related...  
  2. Abstract, 2013, Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development -- Gill, T. B., Bates, R., Bicksler, A., Burnette, R., Ricciardi, V., & Yoder, L. (2013). Strengthening informal seed systems to enhance food security in Southeast Asia.J. Agric., Food Syst., Commun. Dev,3,...  
  3. Abstract, Science Advances, 2019 March Old-growth tropical forests harbor an immense diversity of tree species but are rapidly being cleared, while secondary forests that regrow on abandoned agricultural lands increase in extent. We assess how tree species richness and composition recover during...  
  4. In June 2014, Bioversity International celebrated its 40th anniversary. The organization’s focus has changed over time. Early work focused on the emergency conservation of crop genetic resources in genebanks. Today we deliver scientific evidence, management practices and policy options to use and...  
  5. Farmers have developed a range of agricultural practices to sustainably use and maintain a wide diversity of crop species in many parts of the world. This book documents good practices innovated by farmers and collects key reviews on good practices from global experts, not only from the case...  
  6. The first comprehensive scientific analysis of how agrobiodiversity can make our vulnerable food system more resilient, sustainable and nutritious has been carried out by leading agrobiodiversity research centre Bioversity International. The 200-page guide provides solid evidence that investments...  
  7. The lack of a standardized methodology creates at least two significant problems. The first problem is that the lack of guidance on robust monitoring protocols and survey design leads to the collection of information that cannot fulfill the objectives for which it was collected. For example, if...  
  8. Biodiversity and Conservation is an international journal that publishes articles on all aspects of biological diversity-its description, analysis and conservation, and its controlled rational use by humankind. The scope of Biodiversity and Conservation is wide and multidisciplinary, and embraces...  
  9. Abstract, Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 2006 Food composition provides an important link for biodiversity and nutrition. Biodiversity at three levels—ecosystems, the species they contain and the genetic diversity within species—can contribute to food security and improved nutrition....  
  10. THE GLOBAL ROLE OF THE CROP TRUST In 1996, after long negotiations, 150 countries adopted the firstGlobal Plan of Action(GPA) for conserving and using crop diversity. The GPA called for a rational global conservation system, based on the principles of effectiveness, efficiency and transparency....