Key documents

Farmer’s Pride publications and other documents

Browse our documents, below, to find out more about Farmer’s Pride. Please contact us if you would like high resolution files for printing.

Conserving Europes Plant Genetic Diversity PDF

About Farmer’s Pride

An overview of the Farmer’s Pride project, its objectives, activities and partner organizations (pdf).

Language versions available: CroatianDanishEnglishFinnishGreekHungarianSwedish and Spanish.

Please print as A4 size and fold to A5.

Policy brief

A call for policymakers to work with Farmer’s Pride and other stakeholders to ensure adequate policies are in place for in situ conservation and sustainable use of plant genetic resources in Europe (pdf).

Language versions available: Hungarian, Spanish, Swedish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and German.

White paper on establishing a new network

The European Commission has called for activities to help build a network of in situ (including on-farm and in-garden) plant genetic resources conservation sites and stakeholders.

This white paper sets out a vision for a permanent European network for in situ conservation and sustainable use of plant genetic resources, and proposal for its establishment and long-term governance.

Landraces journal

A newsletter to disseminate and promote landrace conservation activities and related research. Landraces was initiated by the  PGR Secure project (Issues 1–3). 

Issue 4 (pdf) is a publication of the Farmer’s Pride project. It explores landrace conservation throughout Europe, including the reintroduction of a Danish asparagus landrace, conservation of a common bean landrace in Portugal, and recovering local tomato varieties in Spain.