Plant Breeders without Borders

Plant Breeders without Borders shares knowledge and plant breeding skills via experienced plant breeders, trainees, agricultural students and partners working in developing countries.

The aim being to reduce poverty and improve food security under climate change.

This year Bayer and Plant Breeders without Borders join forces with Bogor University in Indonesia to empower 30 farmers and agricultural students to develop their own varieties of Bambara Groundnut and other Indonesian indigenous vegetables. Practical training in plant crossing to develop varieties will be the main focus as well as how to successfully market the products in order to make a sustainable living.

Contact: Holger Elfes

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