ILRI Genebank

This video gives an overview of the ILRI gene bank, as the Svalbard global seed vault is opened and international efforts to store seeds for the good of the whole world, increase.


This video talks about using the fodder crop diversity in the ILRI gene bank.
Seeds from the ILRI gene bank contain genetic diversity that could help the world respond to problems in the future , such as drought or flooding caused by climate changes.

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The Genebanks

The 11 CGIAR genebanks currently conserve 730,000 of cereals and grain legumes, forage crops, tree species, root and tuber crops, bananas and crop wild relatives.