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Global Crop Diversity Trust

Who Would You Nominate for the World Food Prize?

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Danielle Nierenberg

I'm wondering who you would like to see nominated for the Prize? An activist for food sovereignty in India? A scientist working on agroforestry practices in Latin America? An agronomist developing green manure practices in sub-Saharan Africa?

The Second Siege: Saving Seeds Revisited

Cary Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cary Fowler

Never before in history will so much crop diversity be lost intentionally and avoidably as the day the bull-dozers roar into Pavlovsk Station.

Plants Do It Too: The Importance of Plant Breeding

Cary Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cary Fowler

When people shop at the local market and bring home different varieties of apples and peaches and tomatoes, they don't spend too much time thinking about the sex that lay behind those fruits or the development of the different varieties.

Of Pandas and Peas: Saving the Diversity Within Species

Cary Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Cary Fowler

When we think about biodiversity, we rarely think about food. But the diversity within crops is notable agronomically and culturally. And like other biodiversity, it's endangered.