Rete Semi Rurali

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)

We can offer:

Participatory plant breeding, dissemination with local stakeholders, training, decentralised variety trials. Community seed bank. Evolutionary populations.

We seek:

Developing legumes in our seed bank and our network of farmers. Partnerships for seed and knowledge exchange, partnerships in projects connected to legumes.

In the Global Bean network since:
July 2022