Think tank

Bioversity International

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Rome, Italy

Bioversity International is an international research institute with a mandate to advance the conservation and use of genetic diversity for food and agriculture. Bioversity International's purpose is to investigate the conservation and use of agricultural biodiversity in order to achieve better nutrition, improve smallholders' livelihoods and enhance agricultural sustainability. One of Bioversity International’s key strengths is the organisations ability to connect people and projects from right across the globe. Bioversity International is a recognized leader in agricultural biodiversity research working with more than 700 partners around the world to improve the lives of smallholder farmers and rural communities. Through the website and outreach initiatives, Biodiversity International publicises a huge varity of local, national and international initiatives relating to human well-being and plant conservation. Bioversity International is a member of the CGIAR Consortium and a partner with Rome-based food and agriculture agencies Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and World Food Programme (WFP).

Contact details

Website:
http://www.bioversityinternational.org/

Address:
Via dei Tre Denari, 472/a 00054 Maccarese (Fiumicino), Italy,

Country:
Italy

Sub-region:
Southern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1974
Age (years)
Bioversity International
 47
Italy average
 31
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) acted as secretariat.
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Juan Lucas Restrepo
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Juan Lucas Restrepo
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Juan Lucas Restrepo
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Bioversity International
 170
Italy average
 74
Global average
 75
2019
Bioversity International
 163
% Female staff
2019
Bioversity International
 54%
Italy average
 42%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2019
Bioversity International
 54%
Italy average
 42%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Financials
2019
Bioversity International
 $115,000,000
Italy average
 $31,552,387
Global average
 $51,084,618

Social

Likes (2021)
Bioversity International
 28,227
Italy average
 14,397
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Bioversity International
 26,179
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Bioversity International
 47,597
Italy average
 8,277
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Bioversity International
 43,700
Subscribers (2021)
Bioversity International
 1,500
Italy average
 1,821
Global average
 5,251
Subscribers (2019)
Bioversity International
 1,070
Followers (2019)
Bioversity International
 2,283
Italy average
 4,620
Global average
 8,281
Followers (2019)
Bioversity International
 10,979
Italy average
 9,126
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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