Global Crop Diversity Trust

A Foundation for Food Security

Crop strategies

The crop conservation strategies aim to identify key collections on a crop-by-crop basis, and to highlight the priority global actions necessary for efficient and effective conservation and use of these genepools. The process of developing these strategies depends on a collective analysis, by collection holders, users, and crop experts, of the current situation and alternative models for more cost-effective, rational conservation. Background information on the development of each strategy is provided on the title page of the documents.

The Trust produced a set of guidelines to help stakeholder communities plan the development of global crop strategies. Please download the Guidelines for Crop Strategies below.