syriagenebankarticle

With seed diversity plummeting, the work that ICARDA does is saving lives. Recently, ICARDA saved over 100,000 varieties of seeds in held in a genebank in Syria. Their work is contributing to the knowledge of the world and paving the way for other genebanks to follow suit.

A genebank in Syria is working to keep seed diversity alive by saving over 100,000 varieties of seeds during a time of conflict.