The largest diversity of crop species in the Seed Vault
The German Genebank Department at the IPK in Gatersleben organizes regularly the so called Vavilov seminars for employees and guests. ...
Seed Vault openings 2019
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault will be opened for regular seed deposits three times during 2019; in March, in June ...
Seeds from four continents
Seeds from six gene banks were deposited in the Seed Vault this week; the International CGIAR centres in Peru (CIP) ...
Vegetable seeds from UK deposited
Next week the first seeds from the UK Vegetable Genebank at the University of Warwick will be deposited in Svalbard ...
Merge of gene bank institutes in Portugal, Chile and Australia
Reorganisation of reseach institutes holding gene bank collections affects also the formalities and seed statistics at the Seed Vault. During ...
NordGen celebrates its 10 year anniversary
NordGen was formed in 2008, as a Nordic centre for conservation and use of genetic resources within plants, domestic animals ...
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 ...