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The Global Crop Diversity Trust and VIR
The Global Crop Diversity Trust and VIR
The Global Crop Diversity Trust and VIR
The Global Crop Diversity Trust and VIR
The Global Crop Diversity Trust and VIR
The Global Crop Diversity Trust and VIR
The Global Crop Diversity Trust and VIR
The Global Crop Diversity Trust and VIR
The Global Crop Diversity Trust and VIR
The Global Crop Diversity Trust and VIR
The Global Crop Diversity Trust and VIR
The Global Crop Diversity Trust and VIR
The Global Crop Diversity Trust and VIR
The Global Crop Diversity Trust and VIR
The Global Crop Diversity Trust and VIR
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  • 1. Building a Global System for PGRFA -- Together The Global Crop Diversity Trust and VIR www.croptrust.org
  • 2.  
  • 3. Birth of the Trust
    • Established under international law Oct. 2004
    • Jointly founded by FAO and Bioversity (on behalf of CGIAR)
    • Endowment fund
      • Fund at $110 mill  long-term grants ($1.8 mill/year)
      • + project funds (e.g. Gates Foundation)
    • Essential element of funding strategy of ITPGRFA
    • Technical framework is Global Plan of Action
  • 4. The vision
    • A rational global system
    • for the efficient and effective
    • ex situ conservation and use
    • of PGRFA
  • 5. Conservation Use Svalbard Global Seed Vault Safety backup Long-term collections (e.g. CG Centres, regional genebanks etc.) National genebanks Breeding/working collections Farmers
  • 6. Building a global system
    • Regenerating accessions at risk in priority collections
      • 22 crops, 67 countries, 101 institutes, 81,000 accessions
      • identified by experts, regional networks
      • multilingual regeneration guidelines
    • Duplication in Svalbard Global Seed Vault
      • from the regeneration projects on seed crops
      • in-trust seed collections held by CGIAR Centres
      • VIR and others
  • 7.  
  • 8. Building a global system cont.
    • Information and information systems
      • data management system for genebanks -- GRIN-Global
      • global portal for searching collections, worldwide -- Genesys
  • 9.  
  • 10. Partnership with VIR - 1
    • Regeneration, characterization, documentation of legume and forage crops (pea, faba bean, bean, lentil, chickpea, cowpea, forages) 2005-2009 – $229,405
      • Regenerated 3,022 legume and 6,779 forage accessions
    • “… allowed VIR to regenerate a part of forage and grain legume accessions with critically low germinating ability and to put fresh seed for long- and medium-term storage. Besides, the Project facilitated repatriation of a part of accessions to the republics of the former USSR. These accessions were regenerated in the countries they originate from and should enrich national PGR collections.”
  • 11.  
  • 12. Partnership with VIR - 2
    • Regeneration, characterization and safety duplication of unique, endangered accessions of wheat, barley, maize, sorghum, bean, grasspea, cowpea, faba bean, chickpea, lentil & potato 2009-2011 – $250,000
      • Regenerated 4,591 accessions
      • Plan to send 2,000 accessions to Svalbard in June 2011
      • Deposited 945 accessions at opening of Svalbard, February 2008
  • 13. Partnership with VIR - 3
    • Information systems upgrading 2011-2012 – $181,200
      • Hardware
      • Genebank management software and training
      • Translate and digitize 90 catalogues (and field journals) of cereal, legume, forages, oil crops and fruits
  • 14. How to be a good global citizen
    • Ratify the ITPGRFA
    • Share data
      • NISM (FAO)
      • Genesys (via Eurisco)
    • Collaborate at national, regional level
      • Coordinated national programme
      • European network – ECP/GR
    • Safety duplicate (including at Svalbard)
    • Communicate
      • One of the lessons of Pavlovsk...
  • 15. Спасибо

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