ICRISAT is committed to protecting and conserving biodiversity, but much work remains. Biodiversity is under attack worldwide, but no more so than in the semi-arid tropics where poverty and environmental decline are speeding up species loss with little promise of recovery.
555 - Number of wild pigeonpea accessions held in ICRISAT genebanks
37,949 – Number of sorghum accessions maintained
720,000 – Samples of dryland cereals germplasm distributed to cooperators in 146 countries