Caring for the seeds  of the future during the quarantine

Caring for the seeds of the future during the quarantine

Javier Gereda, Genetic Resources Program researcher, in one of his activities for bean seed regeneration, along with his colleague Yeferson Hernández. Making sure that the collections of beans, cassava, bananas, and forages remain alive, even during the quarantine, is...
Helping Lake Tana fight the Water Hyacinth menace

Helping Lake Tana fight the Water Hyacinth menace

Lake Tana besieged by the deadly hyacinth. Authors: Lulseged Tamane and Wuletawu Abera Lake Tana is the most important freshwater lake in Ethiopia, holding up to 50% of the country’s water and serving as the main source of the Blue Nile, which provides valuable...
Transformed livelihoods empowering rural women in Rwanda

Transformed livelihoods empowering rural women in Rwanda

Xaverine on her wheat farm. In April 2018, heavy rains pounded the Virunga Mountains in Rwanda with torrents of water washing down to Burera Village causing flooding and destroying property as they went along. Ms. Xaverine Nyiransabimana, a widow, is one of the...

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