Course in Spanish “Pollination and Conservation of Genetic Diversity in Fruit Crops” in Cartagena de las Indias, Colombia – inscription now open until August 31st

Pouteria caimito (abiu in portugese)-  a tropical fruit tree native to the Amazonian region of South America

A course in Spanish language on pollination and conservation of genetic diversity in Native American fruit crops will be held in Cartagena de las Indias, Colombia from 10-14th of October 2016. The course is organized by the Instituto de Hortofruticultura Subtropical y Mediterránea with headquarters in Málaga, Spain, and aims to facilitate training for both interested […]

Course: Integrated seed sector development

Course: Integrated seed sector development, Wageningen UR Centre for development Innovation

Over the last decades, the formal seed system in most developing countries has shifted from a publicly dominated sector to a privately dominated sector. However, throughout the world, the largest quantities of seed are still produced by farmers themselves. Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) recognises the relevance of formal and informal systems and aims to balance public and private sector involvement. The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation is welcoming application to this course, which will take place from 18 May to 5 June 2015, until 6 April 2015.

11th Training Course on Next Generation Sequencing Technologies for Crop Improvement at ICRISAT (India)


The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout

Training on Plant genetic resources and seeds: community resilience in the face of change

Learning about PGR and seeds: community resilience in the face of change

The objective of the training is to enhance participants’ capabilities to associate CBM as an integrated strategy for managing genetic resources whilst promoting community resilience towards change.

Training on Landscape functions and people

An international training course on Strategic approaches for climate smart, sustainable and productive landscapes
Bangkok, Thailand 18 – 29 November 2013

Bioversity International announces extension to the Vavilov-Frankel Fellowship Call for 2013

Deadline Extended to 18 November for the Bioversity International Vavilov-Frankel Fellowship Call for 2013

Amongst the topics for this year you will find climate change adaptation, forestry, sustainable diets for improved nutrition and health, Policy, Crop Wild Relatives (CWR), Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS), Economics