• Updated quinoa descriptor list extended to crop wild relatives

    It is the year of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) and the old descriptor list from 1981 has not only been updated but also extended to include...


  • The First International Agrobiodiversity Congress (IAC 2016) will take place from 6 - 9 November 2016 in New Delhi, India.
    Theme 5. 'Conservation strategies and methodologies' features in situ conservation and crop wild relatives.

  • EUCARPIA 20th General Congress will take place in Zurich, Switzerland, 29 Aug - 1 Sep 2016. On Thursday 1 September, two plenary sessions on genetic resources addressing conservation and pre-breeding.

  • The 6th International Symposium Breeding Research on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, BREEDMAP 6, will be held in Quedlinburg, Germany, 19-23 June 2016.

The Crop Wild Relatives Global Portal was created within the framework of the UNEP-GEF supported project “In situ conservation of crop wild relatives through enhanced information management and field application” (2004-2010).