Our Publications

Our Publications

Our research on neglected and underutilized species is published in books, journal articles, conference proceedings and other document types. We also share our work in oral presentations and posters. You can access these documents on this page. The most recent 10 publications are displayed initially but we have nearly 200 documents in the database, which you can access by navigating categories of interest using the bar below. The categories that can be toggled are: Research Theme, Crop, Publication Type, Project, and Language.

Underutilized crops in the production systems, livelihoods and diets of farmers in Chiquimula, Guatemala

Baseline results from the programme “Linking agrobiodiversity value chains, climate adaptation and nutrition: Empowering the poor to manage risk”

2017

Recognizing marketability and nutritional benefits of non-timber forest products in eastern Madhya Pradesh

A case study in the programme "Linking agrobiodiversity value chains, climate adaptation and nutrition: Empowering the poor to manage risk"


Current use of minor millets, trends, and potentials for enhanced consumption in central India

A case study in the programme "Linking agrobiodiversity value chains, claimte adaptation and nutrition: Empowering the poor to manage risk"

By Priyam, S., 2017

Factors linked to millet cultivation and adoption of improved cultivation practices in eastern Madhya Pradesh

A case study in the programme "Linking agrobiodiversity value chains, climate adaptation and nutrition: Empowering the poor to manage risk"

By Priyam, S, 2017

Agricultural biodiversity and women’s empowerment: a successful story from Kolli Hills, India

Factsheet on millet promotion effort in Kolli Hills, Tamil Nadu prepared for the CBD meeting 2016

By King, O.I., Padulosi, S., 2017

Making millets matter in Madhya Pradesh

A decline in minor millet cultivation rings true across much of India. Yet a country wide revival of this cereal crop is in motion. Farmers are again...

By Mondal, A., King, I.O., Roy, S.; Priyam, S., Meldrum, G., Padulosi, S., Mishra, S., 2016

Promoting drought-hardy tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius) and Mayan spinach (Cnidoscolus aconitifolius) in the dry corridor of Guatemala for better climate resilience and nutrition

Proceedings of project launch conference and national stakeholder consultations for the IFAD-EU NUS Project

By Silvana Maselli, Rolando Cifuentes, Valerie Corado, Jacob van Etten, Adam Drucker, Stefano Padulosi and Gennifer Meldrum, 2016

Promoting fonio (Digitaria sp.), Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea) and nutritious underutilized vegetables in Sikasso and Ségou regions of Mali

Proceedings of project launch conference and national stakeholder consultations for the IFAD-EU NUS Project

By Amadou Sidibe, Harouna Coulibaly, Niang Aminata Berthé, Dembelé Yara Koreissi, Dembelé Brahima, Raymond Vodouhe, Stefano Padulosi, and Gennifer Meldrum, 2016

Promoting kodo (Paspalum scrobiculatum), kutki (Panicum sumatrense) and other nutritious underutilized species in Mandla and Dindori districts, Madhya Pradesh

Proceedings of project launch conference and national stakeholder consultations for the IFAD-EU NUS Project

By Ashis Mondal, Somnath Roy, Shaji John, Kashi Nath Metya, Ramveer Singh Rajput Stefano Padulosi, and Gennifer Meldrum, 2016

Methods and Best Practices for enhancing the use of Nutritious Small Millets in India

Poster on holistic value chain upgrading for minor millets in Tamil Nadu carried out by MSSRF and Bioversity International under the IFAD-NUS...

By E.D. Israel Oliver King and Stefano Padulosi, 2016

Making millets matter in Madhya Pradesh

Poster on millet promotion work in Madhya Pradesh through the IFAD-EU NUS Project presented at the International Agrobiodiversity Congress in New...

By Ashis Mondal, Somnath Roy, Stefano Padulosi, Shambhavi Priyam and Gennifer Meldrum, 2016

Proceedings 3rd International Conference on Neglected and Underutilized Species: for a Food-Secure Africa Accra, Ghana, 25-27 September 2013

The '3rd international conference on neglected and underutilized species: for a food-secure Africa' was held on 25-27 September in Accra, Ghana. These...


Upgrading grain amaranth value chains in Africa

Policy brief on needs for value chain upgrading of amaranth in Africa, a highly nutritious crop that can increase resilience of production systems and...

By George Chemining’wa, Per Rudebjer, Richard Hall, 2016

Bambara groundnut, a legume of choice for food security and industry

Policy brief on needs to upgrade the value chain of Bambara groundnut. Raising consumer awareness and mainstreaming the crop in policies and...

By Alexandre Dansi, Per Rudebjer, Richard Hall, 2016

Manual de preparación de alimentos a base de chaya

Manual of recipes using local crops of Chiquimula district, Guatemala for more balanced, nutritious diets

By Pereira, N. and Maldonado, M.F., 2016

Plan d'actions stratégiques pour la promotion de la chaine des valeurs de l'Amarante et du voandzou au Bénin

Strategic action plan for the promotion of Amaranth and Bambara groundnut value chain in Benin

By Anicet A. Gbaguidi, Estelle Y. L. Loko, Faousiath Sanoussi, Arlette Adjatin, Angelot P. S. Agre, Azize Orobiyi, Innocent Dossou-Aminon & Alexandre A. Dansi, 2016

Agricultural biodiversity to manage the risks and empower the poor

Proceedings of the International Conference 27-29 April 2015, Rome, Italy

By Padulosi, S.; Meldrum, G.; Gullotta, G. (eds), 2016

Underutilized crops to enhance resilience and nutrition in Guatemala, India and Mali

Fact sheet describing the IFAD-EU NUS Project

By Bioversity International, 2017

Minor Millets as a Central Element for Sustainably Enhanced Incomes, Empowerment, and Nutrition in Rural India

Article in the journal Sustainability on work promoting minor millets in India through the IFAD-NUS programme

By Stefano Padulosi, Bhag Mal, Oliver I. King and Elisabetta Gotor, 2015

Holistic Value Chain Approach for Neglected and Underutilized Crop Species

Poster on the holistic value chain approach for NUS presented at Indigenous Terra Madre in Shillong, Meghalaya, India and featuring the minor millet...

By Meldrum, G, Padulosi, S. and King, EDIO, 2015

Andean lost grains in Bolivia and Peru

Fact sheet on the work and outcomes of the IFAD-NUS project that promoted use of Andean grains (quinua, canahua and amaranth) in Peru and Bolivia over...

By Bioversity International, 2015

A holistic approach to enhance the use of neglected and underutilized species: the case of Andean grains in Bolivia and Peru

By Padulosi, S.; Amaya, K.; Jäger, M.; Gotor, E.; Rojas, W.; Valdivia, R., 2014

Himalayan foods: healthy and nutritious crop varieties

Brief description of eight underutilized crops in rural Nepal that have become the focus of efforts to promote a healthier lifestyle and marketplace...

By Sthapit, B.; Zucker, J.; Bennett, A., 2014

Making it with millets

Article produced in connection with the NUS 2013 Conference in Accra, Ghana describing work on minor millet value chain development in South Asia...

2013
Web Article

Minor Millets: enabling deployment of underutilized species.

Minor millets are small-seeded species crops, grown around the world for food and fodder. Essential similarities of the members of this group of...

By Global Facilitation Unit (CFU) for Underutilized Species, 2013