Italian NGO and umbrella organization grouping 32 national and regional NGOs, CSAs, National Parks and private companies devoted to preserving and promoting cultivated agro-biodiversity.
Actively conserving and spreading biodiversity through our Community Seed Bank (cereals, tomato, sunflower, maize).
Conduction participatory and decentralised research in European, National and Regional projects (FP7, Horizon 2020; Ministry of Agriculture; EIP Rural Development Programme)
Participatory plant breeding, dissemination with local stakeholders, training, decentralised variety trials. Community seed bank. Evolutionary populations.
Developing legumes in our seed bank and our network of farmers. Partnerships for seed and knowledge exchange, partnerships in projects connected to legumes.