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. 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
 50
Italy average
 31
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) acted as secretariat.
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Juan Lucas Restrepo
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Juan Lucas Restrepo
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Juan Lucas Restrepo
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Bioversity International
 134
Italy average
 224
Global average
 66
2021
Bioversity International
 170
2019
Bioversity International
 163
% Female staff
2021
Bioversity International
 54%
Italy average
 25%
Global average
 48%
2019
Bioversity International
 54%
% Female researchers
2021
Bioversity International
 54%
Italy average
 11%
Global average
 16%
2019
Bioversity International
 54%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Bioversity International
 51
Italy average
 53
Global average
 35
Financials
2019
Bioversity International
 $115,000,000
Italy average
 $32,531,312
Global average
 $52,546,603

Social

Likes (2023)
Bioversity International
 29,000
Italy average
 12,641
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Bioversity International
 28,895
Likes (2021)
Bioversity International
 28,227
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Bioversity International
 52,400
Italy average
 12,649
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
Bioversity International
 50,240
Followers (2021)
Bioversity International
 47,597
Subscribers (2023)
Bioversity International
 1,900
Italy average
 3,357
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Bioversity International
 1,760
Subscribers (2021)
Bioversity International
 1,500
Followers (2023)
Bioversity International
 7,062
Italy average
 9,376
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2022)
Bioversity International
 5,422
Followers (2021)
Bioversity International
 3,252
Followers (2023)
Bioversity International
 26,206
Italy average
 24,442
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
Bioversity International
 20,552
Followers (2019)
Bioversity International
 10,979

Data notes

Last updated: 05/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation┬┤s website
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