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- Addressing gender gaps in agricultural production systemsThrough the adoption of a participatory approach, ICARDA scientists are gaining a better understanding of gender gaps and wage equity in agricultural production systems. ICARDA’s gender strategy enhances women’s involvement in the farming systems.
- Sustainable food security and poverty reduction in AfghanistanCereal crops and food legumes are grown on ninety percent of Afghanistan’s cultivated land. However, the country faces a serious food deficit. To address the issue of food security, a project was implemented through farmer-participatory demonstrations that improved food availability through a systems approach including capacity development, research, and technology transfer.
- Cryopreservation – Safeguarding crops for millenniaCryopreservation consists of storing plant material in liquid nitrogen at -196 °C. A new video explains how Bioversity International is using cryopreservation to back up its banana diversity collection in Leuven, Belgium.
- Safeguarding banana diversity at the Bioversity International Musa Germplasm Transit Centre