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CATIE Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center

The Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE), located in Turrialba (Costa Rica), is an international scientific organization with a unique combination of science, postgraduate education and innovation for development. CATIE promotes the development of climate-smart territories as a tool to achieve sustainable and inclusive human wellbeing in Latin America and the Caribbean, in partnership with countries and public and private partners through a solid regional scientific platform.

CATIE’s genebank conserves and distributes a wide range of genetic diversity of crops of great importance for agriculture and food security, many of which have their center of origin or diversity in Latin America. Some of the crops conserved at CATIE include: perennial crops of global importance such as coffee, cocoa and peach palm; vegetables such as squash, chili pepper and tomato; and other crops under agreement with the Governing Body of the International Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA).

Turrialba 30501, Cartago, Costa Rica
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1. CRI001CATIE • Costa RicaAccessions in Genesys: 10,950
Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza