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

WP 12: Global demand for rice germplasm and the role of the IRRI Genetic Resources Center
Nelissa Jamora and Venuprasad Ramaiah

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.