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  • October 7, 2020
    DivSeek International launches 11 global ‘Hubs’ to accelerate the use of natural genetic diversity to advance crop improvement

    DivSeek Intl Hub Launch Oct 07 2020 SASKATOON, SK – The DivSeek International Network Inc. (DivSeek International), a global, community-driven organization that facilitates the generation, integration and sharing of information related to plant genetic resources, thereby empowering genebank managers, researchers, breeders, and farmers to more effectively utilize genetic variation for research, accelerated crop improvement, and […]

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  • October 23, 2019
    DivSeek International engages new executives to foster networking amongst crop geneticists

    The DivSeek International Network Inc. (DivSeek International), a global, community-driven initiative created to harness the genetic potential of crop diversity using science…

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  • February 27, 2017
    DivSeek Intl Host Events in San Diego January 2017

    The DivSeek Intl Initiative hosted its annual Roundtable event in San Diego, USA on the 13 January in collaboration with the Earlham Institute, and organized a Workshop on 17 January as part of the Plant and Animal Genome Conference (PAG)…

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  • January 9, 2017
    Bellagio Meeting – Plant Genetics Resources and the SDGs

    From the 28th of November through the 1st of December 2016, 18 experts from a range of disciplines were hosted by The Rockefeller Foundation at its Bellagio Center in Italy to discuss how plant genetic resources…

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  • July 20, 2016
    DivSeek Intl Partners Assembly 2016

    The second DivSeek Intl Partners Assembly took place in Saskatoon from 17 June 2016. Over 60 individuals from DivSeek Intl partner organisations took part in the assembly, which discussed the future path for the DivSeek Intl Initiative, how it will function and meet the needs of its partners…

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  • February 17, 2016
    DivSeek Intl hosts roundtable discussion in San Diego

    On the 8th of January over 80 individuals from DivSeek Intl partner organisations and other interested parties came together in San Diego to learn about progress from the Steering Committee and discuss DivSeek Intl’s role and identity…

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  • June 30, 2015
    Note from the DivSeek Intl Chair: The Steering Committee gets going

    The second DivSeek Intl Partners Assembly took place in Saskatoon from 17 June 2016. Over 60 individuals from DivSeek Intl partner organisations took part in the assembly, which discussed the future path for the DivSeek Intl Initiative, how it will…

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  • May 12, 2015
    Working on a Long-Held Dream

    An International Panel of Experts to Steer a Global Initiative to Harness Crop Diversity. Almost sixty organizations from two-dozen countries have elected a group of international experts to steer the Diversity Seek (DivSeek Intl) initiative, a global partnership to harness crop diversity for climate adaptation…

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  • December 8, 2014
    Overwhelming Interest for DivSeek Intl!

    An overwhelming number of 69 institutions from the public sector have expressed their interest to join the DivSeek Intl initiative! This is a clear testament to the importance and timeliness of the DivSeek Intl initiative. Some initial discussions with several private sector entities have also started…

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  • October 21, 2014
    Expression of Interest Letter

    An expression of interest letter has now been developed and is available to potential collaborators to express their interest in DivSeek Intl. The initial signing period ends on October 31st. Please get in touch to find out more…

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