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.
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.
Animal Genetic Resources
Information & Documentation
Seed for Resilience
NACGRAB holds 13,839 accessions from 43 crops. The collections also have 206 crop wild relatives collected and 354 obtained from other institutions