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The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (also known as the "Plant Treaty") is one of the fastest growing treaties, now boasting a membership of 145 Contracting Parties, including the European Union, with...
Dubai: A Dubai-based gene bank containing the world’s largest collections of genetic material of heat- and salt-tolerant plant species has officially been made available to farmers, plant breeders and scientists for the sustainable production of food from plants around the...
Community Seed Bank Serves 1000s of Smallholder Farmers 5 – 6 March 2019, Hoima, Uganda – In the seven months since the Hoima Community Seed Bank was established, it has become a repository of local and regional food crop diversity for...
Abu Dhabi/Dubai, UAE, 10 March 2019 – The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, José Graziano da Silva, and the Director General of the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA),
The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Dr. José Graziano da Silva, and Director General of the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), Dr. Ismahane Elouafi, signed two landmark agreements...

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