MusaNet is a global collaborative framework for Musa genetic resources and a partnership of all key stakeholders, aiming at ensuring the long-term conservation on a cooperative basis, and facilitating the increased utilization of Musa genetic resources globally.

Participants of the MusaNet Strategic Meeting
(28 February – 3 March 2011, Montpellier, France

Participants of the MusaNet Meeting 
(14-15 October, 2016, Montpellier, France)

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Latest finished documents/products

MusaNet Meeting Report 14-15 October 2016

Global Strategy for the Conservation and Use of Musa Genetic Resources

Technical Guidelines for the Safe Movement of Musa Germplasm

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Latest MusaNet news

  • Collecting wild bananas in Papua New Guinea Musa scientists undertook an exciting exploration of wild banana populations on the East coast of Papua New Guinea from 7 to 17 June, 2017, with the aim of collecting wild ...
    Posted Oct 6, 2017, 7:33 AM by Chase, Rachel ‎(Bioversity)‎
  • Fruitful Exploration of Bougainville Island Several MusaNet members took part in a 16-day banana collecting mission in October 2016 on the islands of Bougainville, Buka and Sohano in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville ...
    Posted Oct 6, 2017, 7:36 AM by Chase, Rachel ‎(Bioversity)‎
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Links to other websites


ProMusa is a platform for sharing news, knowledge and information on bananas via a  website and biennial symposia organized in collaboration with ISHS. For more information, go to http://www.promusa.org/article6-About-ProMusa.

Regional Banana networks

MUSALAC: Latin America and the Carribean
BAPNET: Asia and the Pacific
BARNESA: Eastern and Southern Africa
Innovate Plantain: Western and Central Africa

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MGISThe Musa Germplasm Information System (MGIS) contains key information on Musa germplasm diversity, including passport data