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August 8, 2022

Ukraine's national seed bank is still standing, but could be 'lost forever', warn scientists (Euronews)

August 3, 2022

Ensuring enough eggplant for everyone

A nutritious future starts in genebanks

July 15, 2022

African-led genome assembly of lablab bean marks step forward in diversifying global food supply

July 4, 2022

Climate change is shifting how plants evolve - Seed banks may have to adapt, too (Gizmodo)

June 29, 2022

Why we need to adopt more orphan crops (Modern Farmer)

June 27, 2022

Conservation and sustainable use of plant genetic resources: a European issue

June 13, 2022

La biodiversité ne se conserve pas au réfrigérateur - De nombreuses plantes cultivées sont menacées de disparition - Si une partie de cette biodiversité est conservée sous forme de collection dans des banques de semences, elle l’est surtout à des fins de création variétale - Une équipe scientifique du Cirad plaide pour ouvrir ces collections au plus grand nombre afin de faire vivre cette biodiversité et ainsi mieux la conserver

May 31, 2022

African scientists launch biodiversity genomics revolution

Growing our community of crop diversity supporters

May 24, 2022

Züchtung ist Grundlage für Vielfalt am Feld und am Teller

May 23, 2022

"Our seeds could start the next Green Revolution." - An interview with Dr. Athanasios Tsivelikas, Manager of the ICARDA Morocco genebank

May 18, 2022

Crop diversity is the foundation of food sovereignty

May 9, 2022

Call to action for fit-for-purpose and resilient native tree seed systems that meet global forest and landscape restoration targets during the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

April 18, 2022

Blue corn and melons: meet the seed keepers reviving ancient, resilient crops (The Guardian)

April 13, 2022

‘Diversity trees’ shed light on gaps in genebank seed collections

April 11, 2022

Conserving natural capital to ensure our future food supply

April 6, 2022

International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture interviews

March 28, 2022

Tanzania - Why seed banks establishment is crucial (AllAfrica)

March 18, 2022

Opinion: GMO cowpea can support biodiversity

March 15, 2022

A cathedral for crop diversity - The world’s most cutting edge genebank opened its doors on Tuesday in a high-profile inauguration ceremony in Palmira, Colombia

March 2, 2022

Calls to share genetic data fairly and promote conservation

February 23, 2022

New genetic data must share benefits equitably and promote biodiversity conservation

February 18, 2022

How biotech aids biodiversity

February 15, 2022

Zu Besuch bei der größten Saatgutbank Deutschlands (SWR)

January 27, 2022

Seed collecting, conservation and collaboration in West Africa

January 25, 2022

The race to protect the food of the future – why seed banks alone are not the answer (The Conversation)

January 3, 2022

Ziel des AGENT-Projektes ist es, ein dichtes Netzwerk kooperierender Genbanken aufzubauen, Standards zu etablieren und technische Infrastrukturen zusammenzuführen. Am Aufbau dieses Datenbank- und Web-Informationssystems ist am IPK die Arbeitsgruppe „Bioinformatik und Informationstechnologie“ maßgeblich beteiligt

December 9, 2021

Exhibit honors plant pioneer Nikolai Vavilov

November 24, 2021

Crop wild relatives important for future food production – Knowledge that needs to be disseminated


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