How the Global Crop Diversity Trust Does Business

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How the Global Crop Diversity Trust Does Business

  1. 1. http://croptrust.org How the Global Crop Diversity Trust does business
  2. 2. The Global Crop what? <ul><li>Global </li></ul><ul><li>Crop </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Trust </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Global Crop what? <ul><li>Crop </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Global </li></ul><ul><li>Trust </li></ul>
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  5. 22. Aimak Dzangaliev
  6. 33. Country Dependency China 46% to 55% Colombia 84% to 94% Cuba 87% to 97% Ethiopia 28% to 56% Germany 83% to 98% India 35% to 47% Iraq 83% to 89% Nicaragua 62% to 75% Niger 13% to 27% Nigeria 46% to 61% Papua New Guinea 76% to 100% Philippines 28% to 38% Republic of Congo 82% to 94% Rwanda 80% to 94% United States 84% to 99%
  7. 37. Distribution Data management Regeneration Research Viability testing Storage Acquisition $$
  8. 38. Lots of acronyms <ul><li>Established under international law in Oct. 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Public-private partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Joint initiative of FAO and Bioversity on behalf of CGIAR Centres </li></ul><ul><li>Endowment fund with target $260 million, generating $12 million/year, in perpetuity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>now stands at $80 million </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Essential element of the funding strategy of ITPGRFA </li></ul><ul><li>Technical framework provided by the GPA </li></ul>
  9. 39. The vision <ul><li>A rational global system </li></ul><ul><li>for the efficient and effective </li></ul><ul><li>conservation and use </li></ul><ul><li>of crop diversity </li></ul>
  10. 40. Governance <ul><li>Executive Director – Cary Fowler </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Board </li></ul><ul><li>Donors’ Council </li></ul><ul><li>Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Headquarters Agreement with Italian Government </li></ul><ul><li>MoU with International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture </li></ul>
  11. 41. What do we do? <ul><li>Long-term support to key collections </li></ul><ul><li>Rescue threatened collections </li></ul><ul><li>Safety duplication </li></ul><ul><li>Rationalization </li></ul><ul><li>Targeted research </li></ul><ul><li>Information management </li></ul><ul><li>Fund raising </li></ul>
  12. 42. Who are our partners? <ul><li>National genebanks </li></ul><ul><li>International genebanks </li></ul><ul><li>Research institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Bilateral funding agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Private sector </li></ul>
  13. 43. Svalbard, Norway 78° North, 15°East
  14. 47. Thank you http://croptrust.org
  15. 48. http://agro.biodiver.se http://www.vaviblog.org More info

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