Global Crop Diversity Trust

A Foundation for Food Security

Rich research pickings at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Article from University World News highlights the importance of Svalbard Global Seed Vault as a back-up for existing gene bank collections, and further focuses on the research possibilities for scientists, stating that there are "many tough, researchable questions hiding here.” It quotes Ms. Marie Haga, the incoming Executive Director of the Trust, stating that the Trust "welcomed initiatives from universities and research institutes for cooperation, especially researchers “looking for pragmatic solutions to real problems"."

Read more