More Than 30,000 New Seeds Arrive At The Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Media: Seed Today

On June 1, 2021, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault received its highest number of seed deposits since February 2020 – since the worldwide response to COVID-19 made international transfers more difficult. The UN General Assembly’s designation of 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables was well reflected in this week’s deposit of seeds at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault.