Genetic biodiversity of crops in the face of famine!

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It’s not easy to see why conserving the genetic biodiversity of crops has any significance to our daily lives – but in countries like Yemen, Somalia and Nigeria, where the threat of famine and conflict loom large, it has never been more important.

Every day, climate change, war, natural disaster and pestilence threaten crop diversity.

This biodiversity is vital to providing farmers with a toolkit of traits that are essential to agricultural production.

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Without varieties of basic foods like potatoes, wheat, lentils and rice, we will be faced with an unsustainable agricultural system and an impending threat to the world’s future food supply.

Read more @www.ibtimes.co.uk/war-syria-south-sudan-famine-why-svalbard-doomsday-vault-essential-food-security

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