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From Collection to Cultivation

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Historical Perspectives on the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)

Historical Perspectives on the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) An ongoing project exploring the influences and legacies of the CGIAR, 50 years after its founding. Including a workshop series to be held 21–22 June and 28 June, 2021. Organized by Helen Anne Curry (...

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The Global History of Seed Banks

This project investigates the history of seed banking as a global conservation practice and human health imperative. It was launched in 2016 with support from a Wellcome Trust Seed Award and continues as a strand of 'From Collection to Cultivation.' Since the 1960s, governments, international...

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Wellcome Trust Investigator Award, 2020–2025 

From Collection to Cultivation is a five-year research project exploring the histories of food crops as they journey from plants to dinner plates. Over the course of the project, we'll reshape understandings of how and by whom modern agricultural crops, and modern diets, have been made. Read more...