Third Olive Bank in Izmir, Turkey, to Help Stem Genetic Erosion - Further safeguarding olive biodiversity by setting up the world’s third olive germplasm bank – in Izmir, Turkey – is at the top of the agenda for a meeting at the International Olive Council’s Madrid headquarters on April 13. The creation of a collection at sufficient distance from the existing ones in Marrakesh, Morocco, and Córdoba, Spain, is seen as prudent to help ensure plant survival
First results of the IOC mission to Pakistan
ISLAMABAD / 23.10.2021
On the second day of the Executive Director’s mission, the IOC held a videoconference for the diplomatic corps of the member countries and Pakistani officials involved in national plans to develop their olive...
Mission of the Executive Director to Pakistan
Islamabad / 22.10.2021
On the first day of his official visit to Pakistan, the Executive Director Abdellatif Ghedira agreed to pay an unscheduled visit to an olive nursery on the outskirts of Islamabad. The IOC delegation were accompanied by Dr...