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1974, by E-XE4468 - CGIAR System Organization (CGIAR), as International Board for Plant Genetic Resources (IBPGR) -- Conseil international des ressources phytogénétiques -- Consejo Internacional de Recursos Fitogenéticos. Changed title to International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI) -- Instituto Internacional de Recursos Fitogenéticos 1991, when became an autonomous international scientific organization of CGIAR. Following a decision of CGIAR in 1994, U-XF1947 - International Network for the Improvement of Banana and Plantain (INIBAP), based in Montpellier (France), became one of IPGRI's programmes. Current title adopted 1 Dec 2006, when INIBAP completed integration process into IPGRI and both organizations adopted the same new name. Registered as a 501c3 non-profit in the USA; a UK Registered Charity: 1131854.


Deliver scientific evidence, management practices and policy options to use and safeguard agricultural and tree biodiversity to attain sustainable global food and nutrition security.


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Board of Trustees; Director General Office; Leadership Team. Headquarters: Rome (Italy). Offices: Belgium; France; Colombia; Costa Rica; Peru; India; Nepal; Uzbekistan; China; Malaysia; Philippines; Benin; Cameroon; Burundi; Ethiopia; Kenya; Uganda.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land



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