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
IOC PhD scholarships
Madrid / 07.04.2021
As part of its technical cooperation and training programme, the International Olive Council (IOC) has awarded four PhD scholarships to students from its member countries for a period of four years dedicated to scientific...
A delegation from Libya visits the University of Córdoba
Cordoba / 05.04.2021
Following the bilateral meeting held at the IOC headquarters between the Executive Secretariat and a delegation from the Government of Libya dedicated to the development of the country’s olive sector, it was decided to...