#Norway’s #SeedVault Opens Its Doors to Save #Syrian Crops 


The world’s only known “seed vault” tucked away in the Norwegian Arctic will open its doors for the first time, after scientists made a plea to save Syrian crops.

The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, previously located in Aleppo, Syria, has made a request to the “Svalbard Global Seed Vault” to send back some seeds in order for them to increase yields which are threatened by drought -and war.

Source: Norway’s Seed Vault Opens Its Doors to Save Syrian Crops – Yahoo News