Brainfood: COVID & seeds, Livestock integration, Farm diversity, Diet diversity, Genetic diversity, Cassava landraces, Wild coffee, Variety registration, Kava kastom, Neolithic Europe

Nibbles: Community seed bank, Seed system video, MGIS, Svalbard, Mainstreaming NUS

  1. Indigenous communities can have genebanks too.
  2. That would make them part of the informal seed system.
  3. Meanwhile, in the formal sector, the banana international genebank’s information system gets a graphical upgrade.
  4. And the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, as formal as they come, gets an exhibition centre.
  5. Orphan crops are called orphan because they are in general better served by the informal than the formal seed system.

Brainfood: WCR, Parasites, Wild tomato, Wild olive, MAGIC, ART cooking, Payments for conservation, ICARDA barley, Canary barley, Enset, Mexican relicts, Data management, Bumblebee map