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)

Recent MusaNet newsletters

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

  • 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 Feb 23, 2018, 7:40 AM by Chase, Rachel ‎(Bioversity)‎
  • MusaNet MARDI Asian Regional Workshop on Banana Characterization and Documentation    Musanet, in partnership with the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI, www.mardi.gov.my), held a workshop to address the need for a standardized characterization and documentation of ...
    Posted Jan 16, 2018, 7:28 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

Looking for germplasm?

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