GROW Webinar Series

The monthly webinar series called Genebank Resources on the Web (GROW) is intended for those interested in genebanks to explore topics ranging from emerging technologies, operational efficiency, collecting to seed longevity, policy and use. One of the aims of the series will be to tackle difficult questions and provoke discussion on important details and themes. Each webinar will take place on the third Thursday of every month at 15:00 Central European Time (GMT+1).

Webinar Recordings

16 December 2021 – Julian Ramirez-Villegas, CIAT

18 November 2021 – Trupti Joshi, University of Missouri

21 October 2021 – Colin Khoury, San Diego Botanic Garden

16 September 2021 – Filippo Bassi, ICARDA

26 August 2021 – Amber Hartman Scholz, Leibniz Institute DSMZ

15 July 2021 – Marleni Ramirez, Representative-Peru, Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT

17 June 2021 – Ruaraidh S. Hamilton, Independent Consultant & Former Head of the Genetic Resource Center, IRRI

20 May, 2021 – Douglas Gollin, Oxford University

15 April, 2021 – Fiona Hay, Aarhus University

18 March, 2021 – Clarice Coyne and Gayle Volk, USDA

18 February, 2021 – Dr. Sophien Kamoun

21 January, 2021 –  Dr. Theo van Hintum

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.