Working Papers

WP 1: A sourcebook: Economics of conserving plant genetic resources in genebanks
Melinda Smale

WP 2: Transferring the diversity of goat grass to farmers’ fields through the development of synthetic hexaploid wheat
Hafid Aberkane

WP 3: The contribution of the International Rice Genebank to varietal improvement and crop productivity in Eastern India
Donald Villanueva

WP 4: The demand for Bioversity’s banana germplasm in Africa and Asia
Vanessa Ocampo Giraldo

WP 5: On the trail of taro: Safeguarding the prestige crop of the Pacific
Sefra Alexandra

WP 6: Andean potato diversity helps agricultural development in Uganda: Victoria and the contribution of the CIP genebank
Vivian Bernal-Galeano

WP 7: Tracing the benefits of ICRAF tree germplasm distributions: Calliandra calothyrsus and Gliricidia sepium
Kavengi Kitonga

WP 8: Tracing the benefits of ILRI forage germplasm distributions: Medicago sativa, Sesbania sesban, and Pennisetum purpureum
Kavengi Kitonga

WP 9: Dynamic conservation of genetic resources: Rematriating the maize landrace Jala
Vanessa Ocampo-Giraldo

WP 10: The contribution of CIAT genebank in the development of iron-biofortified bean varieties and farm-level impacts in Rwanda
Stefania Sellitti

WP 11: Impact and use assessment of genetic plant materials from the Bioversity’s International Musa Germplasm Transit Centre (ITC) in the Latin America and Caribbean Region
Sirena Montalvo-Katz

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.