6
Adapting Crops Requires Diversity
Genebanks Conserve Crop Diversity
7
8
9
10
11
Pieces of the Puzzle
Global Crop
Diversity Trust
Global
Plan of
Action
Information
Systems
Svalbard
Global
Seed
Vault
I...
International Treaty on
Plant Genetic Resources
• Adopted 2001, entered into
force 2004
• International collections
covere...
International Collections
CGIAR collections, 2013
(number of samples per crop)
– Barley: ICARDA 27,000
– Beans: CIAT 36,000
– Chickpea: ICARDA + ICR...
The Global Crop Diversity Trust
• International organization
– Secretariat in Bonn, Germany from January 2013
• Policy fra...
Supporting National Genebanks
REGENERATION
• 79,725 regenerated
• 86 institutes in 77
countries
SAFETY DUPLICATION
• 43,67...
Saving Crop Wild Relatives
Conserving diversity that
was left behind during
domestication
17
Global Gap Analysis
20
21
22
Genesys: A global information portal for crop diversity
Information Systems
DivSeek: Linking up genetic and agronomic data
Svalbard Global Seed Vault
24
25
Svalbard Global Seed Vault
27
Phillippine National Genebank
Typhoon Xangsane, 2006
28
29
More than 820,000
varieties stored in the
vault
Seeds from nearly every
country in the world
deposited by 58
institutes
30...
31
Pieces of the Puzzle
Global Crop
Diversity Trust
Global
Plan of
Action
Information
Systems
Svalbard
Global
Seed
Vault
I...
Cost of a Global System
USD 34 million per year
=
Endowment Fund of
USD 850 million
32
33
Thank you
www.croptrust.org
34
Building a Global System for Crop Diversity Conservation
Building a Global System for Crop Diversity Conservation
Building a Global System for Crop Diversity Conservation
Building a Global System for Crop Diversity Conservation
Building a Global System for Crop Diversity Conservation
Building a Global System for Crop Diversity Conservation
Building a Global System for Crop Diversity Conservation
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Building a Global System for Crop Diversity Conservation

  1. 1. 6 Adapting Crops Requires Diversity
  2. 2. Genebanks Conserve Crop Diversity 7
  3. 3. 8
  4. 4. 9
  5. 5. 10
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources • Adopted 2001, entered into force 2004 • International collections covered under Article 15 12
  8. 8. International Collections
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. Supporting National Genebanks REGENERATION • 79,725 regenerated • 86 institutes in 77 countries SAFETY DUPLICATION • 43,676 accessions • 56 countries 16
  12. 12. Saving Crop Wild Relatives Conserving diversity that was left behind during domestication 17
  13. 13. Global Gap Analysis 20
  14. 14. 21
  15. 15. 22
  16. 16. Genesys: A global information portal for crop diversity Information Systems DivSeek: Linking up genetic and agronomic data
  17. 17. Svalbard Global Seed Vault 24
  18. 18. 25
  19. 19. Svalbard Global Seed Vault 27
  20. 20. Phillippine National Genebank Typhoon Xangsane, 2006 28
  21. 21. 29
  22. 22. 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
  23. 23. 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
  24. 24. Cost of a Global System USD 34 million per year = Endowment Fund of USD 850 million 32
  25. 25. 33
  26. 26. Thank you www.croptrust.org 34

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