Our research was covered across the globe, with news stories, op-eds, and thought pieces published in top-tier channels. See selected examples below or learn more on our dedicated media & press page.

Researchers have gone bananas over this fruit’s complex ancestry (Science

Shaping A Sustainable Future For People And Planet (Asian Scientist)  

Seed ‘genebanks’ are a fast track to food security — not just a last resort (The Hill)  

Un estudio destapa los efectos invisibles de la deforestación: alteración del viento, ciclos de agua cambiantes y nubes que enfrían menos (Business Insider)  

More English language coverage 

  • The map of food: why we need a world atlas of what we eat (World Economic Forum)  

  • Programme to promote nature-friendly food agriculture launched (The Nation)  

  • The world’s forests do more than just store carbon, new research finds (The Guardian)  

  • How beans became an important part of Rwandan cuisine (The New Times)  

  • Colombian gene bank provides hedge against climate change (Financial Times)    

  • Meghalaya: The Khasi community offers lessons in climate resilience (EastMojo)  

  • Chinese embassy in Italy presents int'l science cooperation award (Xinhua)  

More Spanish language coverage 

  • Las semillas del futuro están aquí, hoy (El Tiempo)  

  • Un proyecto quiere producir en Colombia la carne de res más sostenible del mundo (El Tiempo)  

  • Los bosques más allá de capturar carbono: enfrían el planeta hasta más de 1 °C (El Espectador)  

  • Colombia busca proteger Amazonia con Alianza Bioversity International and CIAT (ABC

  • Científicos y chefs se unirán para presentar el nuevo 'banco' de semillas del Ciat (El País)  

Social Media

Our social media channels shared institutional updates, research publications, and snapshots of our work from around the globe. We counted 250K+ total followers, our posts were seen 2.8M+ times, and engaged with at the rate of 6.6%.  

  Profile Audience Published Posts  Impressions Engagements 
  Total (All channels)  238,725  4,435  6,516,658  313,074 
Facebook Alianza de Bioversity International y el CIAT  28,865  483 1,441,872  92,106 
Facebook Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT  29,658  684 1,627,966  33,255 
  Total LinkedIn 58,523  1,167  3,069,838  125,361 
Twitter @BiovIntCIAT_esp  40,161  771 567,244  33,090 
Twitter @BiovIntCIAT_eng  51,585  1,155  755,241  23,907 
  Total Twitter  91,746  1,926  1,322,485  56,997 
LinkedIn  Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT  23,862  691 540,983  23,861 
LinkedIn CIAT 58,330  412 1,433,916  103,037 
  Total LinkedIn 82,192  1103 1,974,899  126,898 
Instagram bioversityciat  6,264  239 149,436  3,818 

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