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Rete Semi Rurali community seed bank (Liveseed video)

{Tool} Rete Semi Rurali community seed bank (Liveseed video). Creator(s): Petitti, Matteo. Issuing Organisation(s): Rete Semi Rurali. Liveseed videos, no. 5. (2020)

[thumbnail of Youtube-video] Video (MPEG) - English (Youtube-video)
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Document available online at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_e9gEk08CNg


Summary

The video introduces the audience to aspects of setting up a community seed bank.
Topics featured: logistics of the seed bank site; seed identification practices; seed preparation and storage; material transfer agreements and dissemination activities in the community.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Set up a community seed bank
What problem does the tool address?:Organic farming requires biodiverse, locally adapted varieties for the best results, but availability of seed from traditional and heritage varieties is limited, and biodiverse populations are even rarer.
What solution does the tool offer?:In Italy, Rete Semi Rurali set up a community seed bank for cereals where seed is identified, checked for quality and stored for saving and sharing. The video illustrates how it was done.
Country:Italy
Type of Practice Tool:Video
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
gene banks
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_11116
English
community seed bank
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1415210059453
Subjects: Food systems > Policy environments and social economy
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > Liveseed
European Union > Horizon 2020 > Liveseed > Liveseed tools
Italy
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:727230
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/39816
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Ortolani, Dr. Livia
ID Code:39816
Deposited On:21 May 2021 10:01
Last Modified:21 May 2021 10:02
Document Language:English, Hungarian/Magyar, Italian/Italiano
Status:Published

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