IPGRI has four main elements in its work on plant genetic resources:strengthening national programmes, contributing to international collaboration, improving strategies and technologies for conservation, providing an internaional information serivce.
The aims of this book is to show just how rewarding our green inheritance is to mankind-to demonstrate the wonder and worth of plants, and their great potential, to explain why they cannot take any more punishment, and to point out how those that remain can be saved.
2009-01-01 Indigenous vegetables have been used for ages by local communities. However, many are underutilized because their value is not appreciated, particularly in regions where the plants are not native. This book attempts to narrow the knowledge gap. It is meant for consumers who would benefit from...
ECHOcommunity.org is the online collaborative membership community of ECHO, an international nonprofit organization. ECHO exists to reduce hunger and improve lives through agricultural training and resources. Working through regional impact centers around the world ECHO connects small-scale farmers, and those working to eliminate world hunger, with essential resources, and each other. These resources include a vast knowledgebase of practical information, experienced technical support and an extensive seed bank focused on highly beneficial underutilized plants.