The European Association for Research on Plant Breeding (EUCARPIA) Genetic Resource Section, in association with the European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources (ECPGR) will host a conference titled ‘CROP DIVERSIFCATION IN A CHANGING WORLD: Mobilizing the green gold of plant genetic resources’, 8–11 May in Montpellier, France.Abstract submission is now open an will close on Monday 23 January 2017. Presentations are sought on actions related to:
1. PGR conservation – in nature, in production systems and in genebanks
2. Breeding for diverse farming systems ‒ the roles of the formal and informal sectors
3. Collaborative approaches in plant breeding ‒ public‒private partnerships and participatory approaches4. Markeing diversity ‒ enhancing the enabling environment for crop diversification
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