Established in 1987

Welcome to NACGRAB

The National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NACGRAB) was established in 1987 by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology with a mandate to collect and conserve valuable genetic resources for food and agriculture and ensure that they are used sustainably. The genebank is located in Ibadan in south-west Nigeria.

Our Units

A centre that is committed to the conservation of the rich Genetic Resources of the nation, with a view to enhancing agricultural, economic and social development.

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Seed GeneBank

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Field Genebank

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Animal Genetic Resources

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Information & Documentation

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Seed for Resilience

Our collections

NACGRAB holds 13,839 accessions from 43 crops. The collections also have 206 crop wild relatives collected and 354 obtained from other institutions

Providing Conservation and Sustainable use of Genetic Resources

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