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

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 MusaNet news

  • Regional workshop for Latin America and Caribbean collection curators  The most recent MusaNet regional workshop on Musa characterization and documentation was held in Costa Rica from 12–17 November 2018. The workshop was hosted by our partner Corporación Bananera ...
    Posted Dec 27, 2018, 6:45 AM by Chase, Rachel ‎(Bioversity)‎
  • iNaturalist: Geographical organization of the in situ diversity of Musa A crowd sourcing database “Banana natural biodiversity mapping” has been set up at the iNaturalist website (screenshot below). iNaturalist is a citizen science project and online social network of naturalists ...
    Posted Jun 18, 2018, 3:20 AM by Chase, Rachel ‎(Bioversity)‎
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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