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Africa’s smallholder farmers:-
For decades, the world has heard about the doomsday vault located on an island in Norway. 

The location of the Global Seed Vault on Spitsbergen is an icy mountain that is part of Norway’s Svalbard archipelago.  

The vault, which is essentially a massive safe deposit box for seeds, houses what is regarded as "the world's largest collection of agricultural biodiversity". The facility is said to be host to 13,000 years of agricultural history, according to Brian Lainoff, the former Crop Trust lead coordinator of partnerships at the seed bank.

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