Including millions of farmers of course.
“Providing permanent funding to the world’s most important crop collections is at the core of the Crop Trust mission,” says @AslaugMarieHaga on the agreement between @CropTrust and @IRRI to fund the genebank in perpetuity. Read more here: https://t.co/PEwQpdmylo #foreverfunding pic.twitter.com/t76INWMwta
— The Crop Trust (@CropTrust) October 12, 2018
And a profile of one of the main people involved.
And my take on the whole thing from the work blog.
Last word to the boss.
The landmark agreement between @irri and @CropTrust was possible thanks to generous contributions from donors that have built the @CropTrust #Endowment fund brick by brick since 2004. Thanks to the US, Germany, Norway, Australia and many others! https://t.co/0RgbRey7jq
— Aaslaug Marie Haga (@AslaugMarieHaga) October 17, 2018