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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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