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Members & Observers

DivSeek Intl is a community of practice that connects and promote interactions between its members, other researchers and organizations interested in developing and sharing knowledge of best practices.

DivSeek Intl has two categories of membership: Regular Members and Special Members.

In addition, registered stakeholder Observers may receive information and participate in meetings.

Interested in learning more about membership? Contact us!

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Member Name Country Name
Africa Rice Center Ivory Coast
Adventure Scientists USA
Ag Research New Zealand
Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement) France
Agricultural Research Council (Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura) Italy
AAFC – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon (*Observer) Canada
Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics Australia
Austrian Institute of Technology Austria
Australian National University Australia
Australian Plant Phenomics Facility Australia


Member Name Country Name
BecA-ILRI – Biosciences East-Central Africa International
Beijing Genomics Institute China
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (* Observer) UK
Biosciences Eastern and Central Africa Kenya
Bioversity International Italy
BLE – Federal Office of Agriculture and Food Germany
BMEL – Bundesministerium fur Ernahrung und Landwirtschaft Germany
Boyce Thomson Institute USA
Brazilian Corporation of Agricultural Research (Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária) Brazil


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Center for Tropical Agriculture Research and Education (Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza) Costa Rica
Centro Internacional de Agricultural Tropical Columbia
Crops for the Future (UK) (CIC) Malaysia
CGIAR Consortium Office France
CIAT – International Centre for Tropical Agriculture International
Clemson University USA
Cornell University USA
Cyverse USA


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Dalhousie University Canada


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Earlham Institute UK
European Bioinformatics Institute UK


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FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (*Observer) International


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Genome British Colombia Canada
Genome Canada Canada
Genome Prairie Canada
GIFS – Global Institute for Food Security Canada
Global Plant Council UK


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ICBA – International Center for Biosaline Agriculture International
INRA‐Maroc – National Institute of Agronomy Research Morocco
Indonesian Agency for Agriculture Research and Development Indonesia
Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources – National Research Council (Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources – Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche) Italy
Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University Bangladesh
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas Syria
International Center for Biosaline Agriculture UAE
Institute for Cereal Crops Improvement (Tel-Aviv University) Israel
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics India
International Center for Tropical Botany of Florida International University USA
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Nigeria
International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo) Mexico
International Potato Center (Centro Internacional de la Papa) Peru
International Rice Research Institute Philippines
International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium USA
Iowa State University USA
Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA) Italy


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James Hutton Institute UK


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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Center for Desert Agriculture Saudi Arabia


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Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung) Germany


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Marche Polytechnic University (Universitá Politecnica delle Marche) Italy


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National Institute for Agricultural Research (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique) France
National Institute of Agricultural Botany UK
National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences Japan
National Institute of Genetics Japan
National Institute for Agricultural Research (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique) France
Nordic Genetic Resource Center (NordGen är en Institution under Nordiska Ministerrådet) Sweden
North Carolina State University USA


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Oak Ridge National Lab USA
Oregon State University USA


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Plant Resources Center Vietnam


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Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation Australia


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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew UK


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Scotland Rural College (*Observer) UK
Southern Cross University Australia
SRUC – Scotland’s Rural College Scotland


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The World Vegetable Center Taiwan


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Università Politecnica delle Marche (Ancona, Italy) Italy
University of Bologna (Università di Bologna) Italy
University of British Columbia Canada
University of California, Davis USA
University of Georgia USA
University of Guelph Canada
University of Kwazulu-Natal South Africa
University of Minnesota USA
University of Missouri USA
University of Saskatchewan Canada
USDA-ARS – United States Department of Agriculture USA


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AgriBio Victoria (*Observer) Australia


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Wageningen University and Research Centre The Netherlands
World Agroforestry Centre Kenya