Building a Global System for Crop Diversity Conservation

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Delivered here: http://www.croptrust.org/content/informational-event-11-june-2014 And here's the proof: https://www.flickr.com/photos/croptrust/14218367227/

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  • 6 Adapting Crops Requires Diversity
  • Genebanks Conserve Crop Diversity 7
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  • 11 Pieces of the Puzzle Global Crop Diversity Trust Global Plan of Action Information Systems Svalbard Global Seed Vault International Collections International Treaty on PGRFA National Collections
  • International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources Adopted 2001, entered into force 2004 International collections covered under Article 15 12
  • International Collections
  • CGIAR collections, 2013 (number of samples per crop) Barley: ICARDA 27,000 Beans: CIAT 36,000 Chickpea: ICARDA + ICRISAT 34,000 Forages: CIAT + ICARDA + ILRI 66,000 Maize: CIMMYT +IITA 28,000 Potato: CIP 7,000 Rice: AfricaRice + IRRI 129,000 Wheat: CIMMYT + ICARDA 167,000 TOTAL for all crops 750,000 Approx. 100,000 samples distributed per year 14
  • The Global Crop Diversity Trust International organization Secretariat in Bonn, Germany from January 2013 Policy framework of International Treaty on PGRFA Element of the funding strategy of the Treaty Governed by Executive Board Treaty, Donors Council, FAO, CGIAR Endowment to secure long-term funding Project funding to overcome key constraints
  • Supporting National Genebanks REGENERATION 79,725 regenerated 86 institutes in 77 countries SAFETY DUPLICATION 43,676 accessions 56 countries 16
  • Saving Crop Wild Relatives Conserving diversity that was left behind during domestication 17
  • Global Gap Analysis 20
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  • Genesys: A global information portal for crop diversity Information Systems DivSeek: Linking up genetic and agronomic data
  • Svalbard Global Seed Vault 24
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  • Svalbard Global Seed Vault 27
  • Phillippine National Genebank Typhoon Xangsane, 2006 28
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  • More than 820,000 varieties stored in the vault Seeds from nearly every country in the world deposited by 58 institutes 30 Svalbard Global Seed Vault
  • 31 Pieces of the Puzzle Global Crop Diversity Trust Global Plan of Action Information Systems Svalbard Global Seed Vault International Collections International Treaty on PGRFA National Collections
  • Cost of a Global System USD 34 million per year = Endowment Fund of USD 850 million 32
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  • Thank you www.croptrust.org 34