Long travelled seeds in place in the Seed Vault
The second regular Seed Vault opening this year was accomplished during the first week of June. Two gene banks deposited ...
Seeds from unique forage collection deposited in the Seed Vault
Seeds from the world’s arguably most diverse and unique forage collection were deposited in Svalbard Global Seed Vault today. In ...
SPGRC in Zambia Urge all the World’s Gene banks to Use the Seed Vault
This week, NordGen carried new seeds into the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. The deposit comes from the regional gene bank ...
Close to 90% of the ICRISAT collection duplicated
ICRISAT is among the gene banks that have deposited the largest numbers of seed samples in the Seed Vault. “At ...
India eager to deposit more seeds in Svalbard
India has one of the largest plant germplasm collections in the world, hosted in the National Gene Bank at ICAR ...
National Plant Genetic Resources Center under establishment in Thailand
Four gene bank collections in Thailand have deposited seeds in the Seed Vault. Thailands Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has ...
About the global seed vault
The idea of having a global security storage facility in Svalbard, to house duplicates of seed conserved in gene banks ...
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is carved into a hillside above Longyearbyen airport, 130 meters above sea level.
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault facilitates security conservation of seeds, comprising genetic material of importance for food and agriculture.
How we work
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault provides facilities for the safe deposit of seeds samples that have distinct genetic resources of ...
All gene banks holding sustainable seed collections are invited to deposit duplicates of their seeds in the Svalbard Global Seed ...
The Government of Norway established and fully funded the Svalbard Global Seed Vault.
The Norwegian government invites gene banks holding long-term and sustainable seed collections to deposit duplicates of their seed samples in ...
When the Svalbard Global Seed Vault opened to receive seed samples from the world’s gene banks, it received enormous attention ...
The management and operation of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault is carried out by NordGen through an agreement between the Norwegian ...