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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...
International Symposium on Biodiversity and Wild Edible Species, November 1-4 2016, in Antalya, Turkey. The event is jointly organized by the General Directorate of Agricultural Research and Policies and the “Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition" Project (GEF/UNEP/FAO).
Harnessing the diversity of crop wild relatives will be one of the themes at the 4th International Symposium on Plant Genetic Resources: Genetic Resources for Climate Change, in Brisbane, Australia, 17-20 August 2014, within the framework of the 29th International Horticultural Congress.
PGR Secure and EUCARPIA joint international conference: Enhanced genepool utilization - capturing wild relative and landrace diversity for crop improvement. NIAB innovation farm, Cambridge, UK, 17-20 June 2014
Enhancing the link between in situ conservation and use of crop wild relatives (CWR) in the SADC region to underpin regional food security and mitigate predicted adverse impact of climate change
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).