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    21) A Comprehensive Appraisal of the Wild Food Plants and Food System of Tribal Cultures in the Hindu Kush Mountain Range; a Way Forward for Balancing Human Nutrition and Food Security

    The tribal belt of the Hindu Kush mountains is famous for its unique culture, ethnography, wild food plants, food systems, and traditional knowledge. People in this region gather wild plants and plant parts using them directly or in traditional cuisine, or sell them in local markets. However, there is...

    Subject: Crop wild relatives, neglected and underutilized species

    Regions: Asia

    Publication year: 2021

    22) A Course in Nepal on Plant Genetic Resources and Resilient Seed Systems for Sustainable Food Security

    The training organized by the Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation, Bioversity International, LI-BIRD (Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development, Nepal), and GrowInnova, ran from 22 October to 9 November 2018. International professionals from 17 countries (mainly from Africa...

    Subject: Training, Capacity Development

    Regions: Asia

    Publication year: 2018

    23) A Crop Wild Relative Inventory for Mexico

    Crop wild relatives (CWR) are valuable sources of variation for the genetic improvement of crops. Mexico is an important center of diversity of crops and CWR. However, this diversity is threatened by climate change, habitat degradation, increasing human population, among other factors. Given the large...

    Subject: Crop wild relatives, neglected and underutilized species

    Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean

    Publication year: 2018

    24) A crop wild relative inventory for Southern Africa: a first step in linking conservation and use of valuable wild populations for enhancing food security

    Successful conservation strategies require that taxa are prioritized because resources for planning and implementation are always limited. This study created a partial checklist of crop wild relatives (CWR) that occur in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region and identified the taxa...

    Subject: Crop wild relatives, neglected and underutilized species

    Regions: Africa

    Publication year: 2019

    25) A decade of Tropical Legumes projects: Development and adoption of improved varieties, creation of market‐demand to benefit smallholder farmers and empowerment of national programmes in sub‐Saharan Africa and South Asia

    The article highlights 12 years (2007–2019) of research, achievements, lessons learned, challenges and gaps in discovery‐to‐delivery research in legumes emanating from three projects, collectively called "Tropical Legumes". These projects together with some of their precursors and complementary...

    Subject: Seed system

    Regions: Africa; Asia

    Publication year: 2019