The Alliance

The Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT delivers research-based solutions that harness agricultural biodiversity and sustainably transform food systems to improve people’s lives in a climate crisis.

We provide food system solutions at the nexus of agriculture, environment, and nutrition.

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Where we work


We hold the world’s largest collections of banana, cassava, common beans, and tropical forages. Our genebanks in Leuven, Belgium, and Palmira, Colombia, help preserve the world’s biodiversity and food safety. Discover more.

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