Banking on Biodiversity: conservation starts with seeds

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Below, we invite you to explore case studies from around the globe of efforts to save and sustainably use agrobiodiversity. 

Community Seedbanks 

From beginnings as humble as a farmer collecting the seeds of a particularly hardy squash plant and sharing them with their neighbor, a seedbank can grow into a local organization and support system for farmers. If well-maintained, these collections can be an easily accessible, locally-adapted safety net in times of floods, drought, diseases, or pests.

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