Archive for March, 2012

Planet under pressure – a live chat about agricultural diversity and our planet

Planet Under Pressure takes place this week – a major event focusing on solutions to the global sustainability challenge, leading up to Rio+20 in June 2012.
Bioversity International is organizing a live chat ‘Agricultural Biodiversity and our Planet’ tomorrow Tuesday 27 March at 14:00 from Rome, Italy (Central European Summer Time – CEST) which you will be able to follow live from here:
The expert panel РEmile Frison, Bruce Cogill, Fabrice DeClerck and Stephan Weise Рwill respond to questions and comments about how agricultural biodiversity can contribute to the global sustainability challenge and improve nutrition and livelihoods in smallholder farming communities.

Bioversity is taking advance questions through Twitter – #abdchat


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Standards and best practices for conservation of clonal crops

A set of three new publications on “Refinement and standardization of storage procedures for clonal crops” has been added to the knowledge base offering updated storage procedures for clonal crops, in particular banana, cassava, potato and yam. Read more and download the publications here:

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