International Centre for Underutilized Crops (ICUC)
1992 Southampton UK
1992, Southampton (UK), with the assistance of C-XC0376 - Commonwealth Secretariat - E-XE0375 - Commonwealth Science Council (CSC), U-XG0465 - Department for International Development (DFID) and B-XB0971 - FAO. Ceased to exist on merger with U-XM2920 - Global Facilitation Unit for Underutilized Species (GFU), to become F-XM2982 - Crops For the Future (CFF), Dec 2008.
Promote development and commercialization of underutilized crops and species; encourage domestication of wild plant species having the potential to increase the diversity of plants used by mankind for the production of food, medicines and as raw materials for industry.
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Hosted by: E-XE0387 - International Water Management Institute (IWMI), as Special Programme. Director aided by independent Scientific Advisory Board, comprising Chairperson and 4 members. Global Facilitation Unit for Underutilized Species, present as Observer. Regional centre: U-XM2796 - Asian Centre for Underutilized Crops (ACUC).
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