A mission was organized during 4-8 Nov. 2018 to collect samples of the genetic resources of natural range plants within Gezira state in Sudan. This activity was conducted by the APGRC in collaboration with the Administration of Natural Resources (Department of Range Plants) in the state Ministry of Agriculture. It resulted in collecting around fourty accessions of different plant species from east and south Gezira areas. Seeds of such accession are being extracted and processed in preparation for deposition in the Seed Genebank of the centre. Associated data are also being documented in the Genebank Documentation System