Banking the world’s seeds
The Millennium Seed Bank Partnership safeguards wild plant diversity and enables its sustainable utilisation through global partnership.
We partner with over 100 countries to identify, document, research and conserve the world's plants and fungi. Take a look at the projects and programmes in our portfolio.
Providing an updated, fully synonymized, annotated systematic checklist of the Compositae of Bolivia, available online and in print as a precursor to a Flora account of the family.
Building expertise and capacity for conservation seed-banking in Colombia, with the initial focus on Boyacá flora within the Páramo biome.
This project is designed to explore the diversity of the Kingdom Fungi in Boyacá, Colombia.
This project’s ambition is to research the impact of climate change on important plants for the ecosystem services of the páramos of Boyacá, Colombia.
This project is developing a prioritised list of useful plant species for the Boyacá region of Colombia to benefit a broad spectrum of users.
Creating a hard-copy publication of an annotated checklist of the Myrtaceae and Fabaceae of Boyacá, Colombia, supported by an online catalogue of specimen data.
Maintaining the natural capital of Mexican forests through research and conservation of useful native tree seeds.
Increasing access to Richard Spruce’s ethnobotanical collections as a resource for environmental change and indigenous knowledge.
Seed-banking of native medicinal plants from the highlands of Moquegua, Peru.
Informing conservation of globally threatened biodiversity by identifying forest habitats resilient to natural disasters in the British Virgin Islands.
Identifying and testing Inga species to promote agroforestry and silvopastoral systems, supporting sustainable use, conservation of biodiversity and increased income for farmers.
Transforming the Colombian economy into one based on green growth by assisting the country to make sustainable use of its natural capital and rich biodiversity.