GENMEDA is a network of seed banks and conservation centres of genetic resources of the Mediterranean flora who share a common floristic region, a geographical area with a similar landscape and a common set of problems concerning natural environment disruptions. GENMEDA’s 13 founding members and 5 new associate members from 10 countries of the Mediterranean contribute to the conservation of Mediterranean flora genetic resources.

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16 April 2018

Call for Abstracts - 2nd Mediterranean Plant Conservation Week

The 2nd Mediterranean Plant Conservation Week (MPCW) will take place in La Valetta, Malta, 12-16 November2018. This year's theme is “Conservation of Mediterranean Plant Diversity: Complementary Approaches and New Perspectives”. The Call for Abstacts is now open until 15 May 2018.

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31 January 2018


EUROGARD VIII – Eighth European Botanic Gardens Congress: “Botanic Gardens, People and Plants for a Sustainable World” and XV AIMJB Symposium – Simposio de la Asociación Ibero-Macaronésica de Jardines Botánicos will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, 7-11 May 2018.

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31 January 2018

The first European Community Exchange on Seed Diversity and Sovereignty in Barcelona, Spain

From 23 to 27 September 2017 in Barcelona, Spain, the Global Diversity Foundation (GDF) organised the 1st European Community Exchange (ECE) on Seed Diversity and Sovereignty.

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