1. Activists present their experiences of managing plant genetic resources. The contributors document the achievements of farmers in developing crop varieties tailored to their needs, and demonstrate how these approaches can be built upon.
  2. The Crucible Group is a highly diverse gathering of individuals who strongly and respectfully disagree on intellectual property, the rights of farmers, the mechanisms for benefit-sharing, and the appropriate structures for conservation of seeds. More than 45 individuals from 25 countries took...
  3. Seeding Solutions Volume 1 brings readers up to date on what has changed – scientifically, politically, and environmentally – since the publication in 1994 of the landmark, People, Plants, and Patents.Volume 1 offers policy makers a clear description of the facts, the fights and the flora...
  4. This directory is the second part of the one published in 1981 which included cacoa, coconut, pepper, sugarcane and tea. Beet is included here, for the purpose of the IBPGR directories, although stricktly speaking it could belong in the root and tubers and in vegetables directories. Also included...
  5. The National Plant Germplasm System is a network of organizations and people dedicated to preserving the genetic difersity of crop plants. The national system collects plant germplasm from all over the world. This publication explains how and why the system came into being and lists the location...
  6. A primary goal of agricultural research is to develop technology that will enable the world's farmers to produce enough food in a manner that is sustainable and economically viable. Genes In the Field: On-Farm Conservation of Crop Diversity is a comprehensive collection of papers focusing on...