Towards food systems and landscapes that sustain the planet, drive prosperity, and nourish people.​ We deliver research-based solutions that harness agricultural biodiversity and sustainably transform food systems to improve people's lives in a climate crisis.

Explore our research areas

Our research is cross-disciplinary at its core, but you can start your discovery from a few central issues that drive our actions


Our genebanks have the world's largest collections of banana, beans, cassava and tropical forages. Learn more about how we safeguard plant genetic resources

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Belgium (ITC)

Future Seeds

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