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2014

More than just a talking shop: AGM 2014 22 October 2014
All the genebank managers of the CGIAR centres get together every year as part of the CGIAR Research Programme (CRP) on Genebanks. It’s not really a research programme. Suffice it to say...
Marie's Corner: A Full Plate of Fall 08 October 2014
Dear Friends of the Crop Trust, September was a very busy month. With our scientific work running at full speed and events such as the United National General Assembly in New York, the Crop Trust had...
4th High Level Ministerial Roundtable on the International Treaty 25 September 2014
On the occasion of the 4th High-Level Ministerial Round Table on the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, New York, 24 September 2014    Excellencies...
Marie's Corner: Sounds of September 08 September 2014
Dear Friends of the Crop Trust, In the following month we will prepare for many upcoming events including a deposit to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a Donor’s Council meeting, a meeting of...
Marie's Corner August 07 August 2014
Dear Friends, We have some great news. The United Nations' Member States have been negotiating the Sustainable Development Goals for more than a year. The Open Working Group (OWG) has been in...
Marie's Corner, Summer is Never Slow 01 July 2014
A lot has happened in the past month! Let us start with the Genebank CRP. The consolidated technical and financial report for 2013 was submitted to the Consortium Office. The Crop Trust financed a...
Marie's Corner the Tune of June 06 June 2014
This week I return from almost a week in midnight sun in Svalbard at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. The Crop Trust received among others, the IPCC chair Rajendra Pachauri for a short visit to the...
India Deposit to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault 15 May 2014
INDIA’S FIRST SEED DEPOSIT IN SVALBARD GLOBAL SEED VAULT A box containing 25 accessions of Pigeon Pea marks first-ever seed deposit from India to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault In April 2014...
Marie's Corner, Spring Work-Up! 29 April 2014
It has been yet another busy month at the Crop Trust and that, as always, is a very good thing! The Crop Trust continues to spend time, to the extent possible, on the Sustainable Development Goals....
The Role of Partnerships in Post 2015 Development Agenda 15 April 2014
Joint event of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations: “The role of partnerships in the implementation of the post 2015 development agenda” 9...

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