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January 13, 2015

Launch of global ‘big data’ partnership to harness genetic resources for food security

January 12, 2015

'DivSeek' aims to mine the genetic treasure in seed bank vaults (Science)

October 3, 2014

CropLife International supports outcome of Cartagena Biosafety Protocol discussions - Global industry coalition engagement with parties contributes to productive negotiations which protect international trade and biodiversity

September 23, 2014

Heralding the dawn of a new era in rice improvement (BusinessMirror)

September 9, 2014

Food crop wild relatives endangered (BBC)

September 8, 2014

Plant diversity in China vital for global food security 

July 18, 2014

Money fails to flow into seed treaty’s benefits fund

June 13, 2014

Australian Grains Genebank

March 25, 2014

South Australian wheat varieties are one of the newest additions to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault (ABC)

March 12, 2014

New Australian seed deposit - Indigenous crop wild relatives, brassica, oats among seeds that find safe haven in Svalbard Global Seed Vault

March 9, 2014

India - Sovereign seeds showcase unique biodiversity (The Hindu)

February 3, 2014

FAO lança novos padrões para bancos de genes de plantas

January 30, 2014

FAO launches new standards for plant genebanks - Meeting the world’s food needs through better conservation of crop diversity

July 28, 2013

South Asian seed collection has new home

June 28, 2013

Seed bank in India's Odisha state helps preserve 920 varieties of indigenous rice (The Guardian)

May 24, 2013

Construction begins on Australian Grains Genebank

April 19, 2013

Genebank Standards for Plant Genetic Resources is a major accomplishment - International standards aimed at conserving plant diversity in genebank

April 2, 2013

CSIRO and Australian National University launch biodiversity research centre

August 10, 2011

India's National Biodiversity Authority to take action against Bt Brinjal biopiracy (The Hindu)

April 27, 2011

Big business of biodiversity is dependent on seed

March 25, 2011

Wheat’s rust resistance hidden in the genes

April 9, 2010

Vegiversity: AVRDC’s contribution to vegetable biodiversity

February 23, 2010

Increasing human activity and climate change create new biosecurity threats

February 1, 2010

The real worth of wheat diversity

January 11, 2010

Australia's National Farmers’ Federation says that conserving biodiversity is a shared responsibility

November 28, 2009

Fall in rice strains highlights China's biodiversity gap

September 18, 2009

Seeding a future for vegetables: International training course on plant genetic resources, National Agrobiodiversity Center in Suwon, Korea

July 29, 2009

Traditional Thai hill farmers help preserve genetic diversity of rice

June 18, 2009

India's Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC): Decision taken in the 94th Meeting of the GEAC held on 10th June, 2009








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