Musdalafa Lyaga from BvAT wins film prize

The 8th International Forum on Food and Nutrition has awarded Musdalafa Lyaga from Biovision Africa Trust (BvAT) with a prize for his film about the improvements of mango yields in Kenya.

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FOEN publishes study on climate change

FOEN, the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment has published a comprehensive study into the risks and opportunities of climate change in Switzerland. One of its main findings is the imminent threat to both agriculture and biodiversity.

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December story 2: Courtship – Boji style

She is attractive and under the ever watchful eyes of parents and neighbours and he a young Borana herder, out with the cattle the whole day. How can they possibly meet?

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Enough is not enough

In the latest printed Biovision newsletter we describe that food security will only exist when the world’s population has enough food and a balanced diet. Further stories and background information can be found in newsletter No 48.

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“Beacons of Hope”: Paths to a more sustainable food system

Biovision was commissioned by the Global Alliance for the Future of Food to carry out an in-depth analysis of initiatives that support transition towards more sustainable food systems.

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Beekeeping success stories in Tolay

The beekeeping education in Tolay, Ethiopia, has brought many advantages for the local population. Carried out by the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) and financed by Biovision, it was combined with a number of other projects.

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The witch and the striga curse

“You must be a witch. Why doesn’t striga grow in your maize fields? Our fields are overrun with the weed and it is destroying our crops!”

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With December stories through the Advent season

Like in the last years, we want to sweeten the four Sundays during the Advent season for our on-line readers with stories from our projects. We start with a story from Uganda: “A new start on completion”.

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