Stories
  • Using crop diversity to fight hidden hunger

    Taking stock on World Hunger Day, more than 820 million people around the world do not have enough to eat. And even more suffer from ‘hidden hunger’, or the lack of micronutrients in their food. Scientists are using crop diversity to fight against this hidden hunger.

  • Why an equitable food system depends on diversity

    Many of us take eating three nutritious meals each day for granted. The reality is that, for many others, such bounty is unattainable. A new report has highlighted the barriers that hold millions of people back from nutritional security. But it also lays out how the world can work together towards rebooting the global food system, and how agrobiodiversity can play a role in making it truly work for all.

  • Big, dynamic and complicated: Celebrating International Day for Biological Diversity

    This year’s theme: “Our solutions are in nature.” But where exactly in nature can we find them?

  • From Orchard to Oven: The not-so-American Apple Pie

    For Apple Pie Day, we’re taking a look at the origins of America’s favorite dessert and the diversity found within its star ingredient, including a collection of recipes for each apple.

  • GLF live with Tony Simons, Charlotte Lusty, Lava Kumar and Vania Azevedo

    On 13 May, the four experts will speak about the relationship between COVID-19, genebanks and the conservation of seeds.

  • Crop Trust Annual Report

    Last year, the Crop Trust celebrated 15 years of supporting crop conservation efforts!

    The full annual report for 2019 is now online.

  • Seeds for Resilience Project

    Seeds4Resilience, a five-year, EUR 20 million project led by the Crop Trust and funded by the German government, will provide financial and technical support for key genebanks in Nigeria, Zambia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Ghana to reach international standards of operation, ensuring collections are safe – and available for use  – over the long term.