Newsletters

Landraces

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 and Issue 5 are publications of the Farmer’s Pride project. They explore landrace conservation throughout Europe, including reconstructing a barley landrace, reintroduction of a Danish asparagus landrace, conservation of a common bean landrace in Portugal, and protecting Spanish traditional knowledge on landraces.

Crop wild relative

A newsletter to publicise information and experiences concerning the conservation and use of crop wild relatives plants, including updates on the activities of major associated research projects.

Issue 11 provides information about the aims and objectives of the EU funded Farmer’s Pride, incentives and policies to promote agrobiodiversity, how in situ and ex situ CWR conservation activities are integrated and a review of CAPFITOGEN toolbox, a suite of inter-related informatic tools that aim to facilitate PGR community operations.