CGIAR Genebanks

CGIAR genebanks contribute to more resilient food systems by conserving plant genetic resources long-term and by making them available to users worldwide.

This site contains information on the former Genebanks Platform. The CGIAR Genebanks Initiative now oversees the work of the genebanks.

CGIAR Genebank Initiative

The Genebanks

The 11 CGIAR genebanks currently conserve 730,000 of cereals and grain legumes, forage crops, tree species, root and tuber crops, bananas and crop wild relatives.