A seed bank is a documented collection of seeds held for long-term security or for ease of access. It aims to acquire and maintain seeds of high quality that will...Read More »
A fun day with primary school students in Imegdal, when we learned about their valuable crops through a series of interactive activities....Read More »
Jimmy Shen, a professional botanic photographer based in east China, shares information on his intensive research on Ginkgos. ...Read More »
Global Diversity Foundation - Conducting ethical conservation research, featured by Botanic Gardens...
Global Diversity Foundation - Conducting ethical conservation research, featured by Botanic Gardens Conservation International, describes GDF's ethical engagement with communities through Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS), and Free Prior Informed...Read More »
Irene Teixidor-Toneu spoke on the links between cultural and biological diversity for conservation in the High Atlas at the 5th European Congress of Conservation Biology....Read More »
A photoessay on how the new community nursery in the valley of Bernat, just outside of Aït M’hamed, came to life. ...Read More »
Since 2000, GDF has launched vibrant applied collaborative research programmes with indigenous communities in Mesoamerica, North Africa, Southeast Asia and southern Africa. In collaboration with local and national institutions, we provide training and advocacy to support communities as they design and implement their own initiatives to maintain local environments and enhance their livelihoods and wellbeing. At an international level, GDF promotes biocultural diversity through training, documentation and networking opportunities.
The Global Environments Network empowers inspiring changemakers who are innovating solutions to apparently intractable environmental and social problems. It is a global action network with the goal of reaching thousands of people in over a hundred countries through regional academies and community exchanges, creating a powerful interconnected group of emerging environmental change makers.