Over the last year, Alliance of Bioversity and CIAT staff authored 1,074 publications which included: 335 journal articles, 129 policy and research briefs, plus 45 books, manuals, and guides. In commitment of our mission to make our research freely available, 86% of our total outputs were open access. 

Below is a selection of some of the year’s most discussed publications (according to Altmetric Score, which factors the volume, sources, and authors of mentions), as well as those most referenced by other scholars and researchers (including previous years’ publications with accumulated citations). We encourage you to explore the full range of Alliance publications further through our website’s search function.


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Most Discussed Publications by Altmetric Score


The road to recovery: a synthesis of outcomes from ecosystem restoration in tropical and sub-tropical Asian forests

Article in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, November 2022


The Unseen Effects of Deforestation: Biophysical Effects on Climate

Article in Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, March 2022


Complex agricultural landscapes host more biodiversity than simple ones: A global meta-analysis

Article in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, September 2022


Hybridization, missing wild ancestors and the domestication of cultivated diploid bananas

Article in Frontiers in Plant Science, October 2022


Responsible artificial intelligence in agriculture requires systemic understanding of risks and externalities

Article in Nature Machine Intelligence, February 2022


Gene editing and agrifood systems

Book, December 2022


What Peace Means for Deforestation: An Analysis of Local Deforestation Dynamics in Times of Conflict and Peace in Colombia

Article in Frontiers in Environmental Science, February 2022


Vapour pressure deficit determines critical thresholds for global coffee production under climate change

Article in Nature Food, October 2022


State of ex situ conservation of landrace groups of 25 major crops

Article in Nature Plants, May 2022


Perceived effects of COVID-19 restrictions on smallholder farmers: Evidence from seven lower- and middle-income countries

Article in Agricultural Systems, April 2022

A selection of top cited papers

Measuring our Impact

We assess how our work is being put to use at several levels every year with Outcome Impact Case Reports. You can explore these short “stories” of behavior, policy, or practice change with this interactive dashboard. 

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