Community Seed Banks

Community Seed Banks


What is a Community Seed Bank? What are the most effective case studies to be analysed in order to promote locally produced seeds? What are the key actions to support an innovative biodiversity management?

During the first year of DIVERSIFOOD project, all these questions have been addressed. A preliminary list of all the experiences working with local varieties and referring as potential Community Seed Banks (CSBs) were identified.

The crops to be used as case studies dealing with locally produced seeds systems were also defined: tomato, wheat, buckwheat, maize, carrot and potato.

These results are sum up in the first DIVERSIFOOD Innovation Factsheet

Download the Innovation Factsheet #1 Defining Community Seed Banks