GLFLive on gene banks and COVID-19

12 May 2020

Head of IITA Germplasm Health Unit, Lava Kumar, will be participating at the next GLF Live, which will take place on 13 May. Landscape News of the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) is organizing this series of live interviews with experts examining the linkages between COVID-19 and climate change.

GLFLive on gene banks and COVID-19

This edition of GLF Live will focus on the relationship between COVID-19, genebanks, and the conservation of seeds. The Director General of World Agroforestry (ICRAF), Tony Simons, will be anchoring the session and other participants will include Charlotte Lusty, Head of Programs and Genebank Platform Coordinator at Crop Trust and Vania Azevedo, Genebank Head at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT).

GLF is the world’s largest knowledge-led platforms on integrated land use, dedicated to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Climate Agreement. The Forum is led by CIFOR, in collaboration with co-founders UNEP, the World Bank, and Charter Members.

Register for this session of GLF Live here: