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. 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
 48
Italy average
 29
Global average
 31
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
 70
Global average
 85
2019
Bioversity International
 163
% Female staff
2021
Bioversity International
 54%
Italy average
 28%
Global average
 48%
2019
Bioversity International
 54%
% Female researchers
2021
Bioversity International
 54%
Italy average
 13%
Global average
 16%
2019
Bioversity International
 54%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Bioversity International
 51
Italy average
 51
Global average
 34
Financials
2019
Bioversity International
 $115,000,000
Italy average
 $32,437,390
Global average
 $51,587,354

Social

Likes (2022)
Bioversity International
 28,895
Italy average
 20,757
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
Bioversity International
 28,227
Likes (2019)
Bioversity International
 26,179
Followers (2022)
Bioversity International
 50,240
Italy average
 14,985
Global average
 19,181
Followers (2021)
Bioversity International
 47,597
Followers (2019)
Bioversity International
 43,700
Subscribers (2022)
Bioversity International
 1,760
Italy average
 2,136
Global average
 5,590
Subscribers (2021)
Bioversity International
 1,500
Subscribers (2019)
Bioversity International
 1,070
Followers (2022)
Bioversity International
 5,422
Italy average
 12,397
Global average
 14,557
Followers (2021)
Bioversity International
 3,252
Followers (2019)
Bioversity International
 2,283
Followers (2022)
Bioversity International
 20,552
Italy average
 21,844
Global average
 16,259
Followers (2019)
Bioversity International
 10,979

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
Notes: Provides training to farmers, public universities and institutes, professionals etc. on its areas of expertise.
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