Thirty percent of ILRI genebank collections now safely duplicated at the global seed vault in Norway
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Thirty percent of ILRI genebank collections now safely duplicated at the global seed vault in Norway

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Alieu Sartie, ILRI genebank manager (right) and technician Solomon Fikre checking forage seed samples before delivery to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault (photo credit:ILRI/Lei Sun). The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is home to the world’s only genebank dedicated wholly to forages. Located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the ILRI Forage Genebank…

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Crop residues and crop-livestock the focus of CGIAR discussion

This week, research teams on the CGIAR Systemwide Livestock Programme-supported project ‘Optimizing benefits from crop residues in smallholder crop-livestock systems in Africa and South Asia regional case studies’ are meeting in Addis Ababa to review progress and workplans. The two-year project is carrying out regional case studies in South Asia, Southern Africa, East Africa and … Continue reading