DIVERSEEDS is a scientific project supported fully by the European Commission´s 6th framework programme. We are “Networking on conservation and use of plant genetic resources in Europe and Asia”.

Duration:   December 2006 years until end of November 2008

Team:   Dr. Markus Schmidt (IDC), coordinates the DIVERSEEDS team that consists of partners from 10 organisations from Austria, Germany, United Kingdom, Israel, China, Thailand, Vietnam, and Bioversity International. 

Funding:   DIVERSEEDS is funded by the EC FP6 “Food Quality and Safety” programme, which shows the importance of plant genetic resources for food security and a sustainable biosociety.

Diverseeds Documentary Film on DVD out NOW

This documentary film – made by IDC – shows the importance of agricultural biodiversity for food and agriculture, with astonishing pictures from Europe and Asia.

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