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Bioversity International is a global research-for-development organization. We have a vision – that agricultural biodiversity nourishes people and sustains the planet.

We deliver scientific evidence, management practices and policy options to use and safeguard agricultural and tree biodiversity to attain sustainable global food and nutrition security.

We work with partners in low-income countries in different regions where agricultural and tree biodiversity can contribute to improved nutrition, resilience, productivity and climate change adaptation.

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Library Resource
Documents et rapports de conférence
décembre, 2016

Phenotype data are collected in trials conducted by experimental facilities including multilocal field networks and high throughput phenotyping facilities in controlled environments or fields. A given germplasm panel can therefore have been phenotyped in very different conditions and using very different protocols. As a result, a collection of phenotype datasets is usually highly heterogeneous and hard to integrate.

Library Resource
Documents et rapports de conférence
décembre, 2016

Parkia biglobosa is an African Savannah tree with a wide range from Senegal to Uganda between the latitudes 5 and 15° in the North of equator. It is well-known as an agroforestry tree but also as a medicinal and food tree. Seeds, barks, roots, leaves and flowers are used to treat more than 80 diseases and complaints while fermented seeds and pulp of fruits have highly nutritional and commercial values.

Library Resource
Rapports et recherches
décembre, 2016

Human wellbeing and food security in a changing climate depend on productive and

sustainable agriculture. For this, policies based on analyses and research results are vital to

establish conservation priorities of natural resources that underpin the enhancement of

sustainable food production. Therefore, data from agrobiodiversity and wider biodiversity sources

Library Resource
Documents et rapports de conférence
décembre, 2016
Viet Nam

Vietnam has improved its food security situation at the price of losing traditional varieties adapted to local tastes and conditions due to increased production and use of high-yield crop varieties (mainly large scale mono-cropping).

Library Resource
Articles et Livres
décembre, 2016
Malaisie, Asie

Sarawak, Malaysia, is home to a wide range of native fruit tree species (NFTs) that contribute to the livelihoods of rural women and men. Yet, most agricultural research in the area, and elsewhere, has focused on commercial, non-native species, and the economic potential of lesser-known NFTs has often been overlooked. What is more, little attention has focused on research for development tools that can build on the local ecological knowledge of both men and women while supporting forest-based livelihoods and biodiversity conservation.

Library Resource
Articles et Livres
décembre, 2016
Inde

Participatory research and the social learning it supports are increasingly being used to improve forest management. Yet, the participation of women and other marginalized groups is often limited in these processes. This is a serious shortcoming, not only due to concerns for gender and social equity, but also because socially excluded, forest-dependent groups hold specific ecological knowledge, skills and interests that influence prospects for sustainable forest management.

Library Resource
Articles et Livres
décembre, 2016
Chine

Soil nitrogen (N) cycling is an important factor in terrestrial ecosystems, including grasslands. Understanding the effects of grazing on nitrogen cycling in grassland ecosystems is critical for better management and for improving knowledge of the mechanisms underlying grassland degradation and can provide basic information for sustainable development in grassland ecosystems. In this study, in situ incubation in intact soil cores was used to measure seasonal changes in soil nitrogen mineralization and nitrification in the meadow steppe of the Hulunber grasslands of northeastern China.

Library Resource
Articles et Livres
décembre, 2016
Costa Rica, Amérique centrale

The forest transition framework describes the temporal changes of forest areas with economic development. A first phase of forest contraction is followed by a second phase of expansion once a turning point is reached. This framework does not differentiate forest types or ecosystem services, and describes forests regardless of their contribution to human well-being. For several decades, deforestation in many tropical regions has degraded ecosystem services, such as watershed regulation, while increasing provisioning services from agriculture, for example, food.

Library Resource
Documents et rapports de conférence
décembre, 2016

The Crop Ontology (CO, http://www.cropontology.org/) is a resource of the Integrated Breeding Platform (IBP, http://integratedbreeding.net/) providing breeders with crop specific terms for fieldbook edition and data annotation. Until Mai 2015, a plant phenotype was annotated with 3 CO identifiers for the trait, the method and the scale, respectively. Yet, breeders’ fieldbook and most phenotypic databases are designed to annotate a datapoint with only one identifier.

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