The world's largest rice collection to receive permanent funding for the conservation and sharing of 136,000 varieties of the staple crop that feeds more than three billion people worldwide.
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It is undisputed that we need to produce substantially more food in order to feed the world’s ever-growing population. Hannes Dempewolf, Senior Scientist and Head of Global Initiatives at the Crop Trust, speaks to New Food, in particular about the use of genebanks and the collaborative, worldwide efforts needed to…
An event held at the Svalbard Seed Vault marked 10 years since it opened its doors in 2008 with a deposit from the widest variety of institutions to date.
In this In-Depth Focus on fresh produce we examine how gene banks and global, collaborative efforts are needed to feed the world's growing population. It also looks at the challenges facing the UK vining pea industry and how what potential solutions are on the horizon.
To mark World Food Day, the Crop Trust supported the deposit of 4,335 samples to be squirrelled away deep inside a snow-covered mountain.
13 March 2017 | By Marie Haga | The Crop Trust
New Food speaks exclusively to Marie Haga from The Crop Trust to discuss the sheer scale of the global food security challenge we face...
22 February 2017 | By New Food
Major deposit to world’s largest seed collection in the arctic overseen by The Crop Trust...