Unlocking the Value of Germplasm Collections Workshop

Virtual Workshop: Unlocking the Value of Germplasm Collections

Scientists from across the CGIAR, partner and donor organizations met on 8 and 9 July 2021 to identify opportunities for enhancing the use of crop germplasm collections. Hosted by the CGIAR Genebank Platform, the workshop addressed how CGIAR genebanks can serve current, emerging and future demands.

Workshop Recordings

8 July 2021: Session 1 (Use cases and genebank clients)

15 July 2021: Session 2 (Strategies and technologies)

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.