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Spreading the benefits of agricultural biodiversity in a drought-hit region of northern India
05/09/2016
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
The Darwin Initiative calls for project proposals on biodiversity
18/07/2016
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Agricultural biodiversity as a solution to human poverty and environmental degradation
20/05/2016
Dr. Shakeel Bhatti, Secretary of the International Treaty on PGRFA Agriculture is not always the first thing people think of when they consider protecting biodiversity. Farming is too often viewed as...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Argentina joins the global crop conservation efforts to safeguard food security
17/05/2016
The country adheres to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources FAO. Rome, May 17, 2016 - Argentina joins the international efforts for the conservation and distribution of crop varieties...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Chile joins the International Treaty on plant genetic resources
12/05/2016
Chile has ratified the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture becoming the 137th Contracting Party to the Treaty and increasing the membership of the Treaty in the...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Tuvalu accedes to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
15/04/2016
Tuvalu, an independent small island state of the Pacific has acceded to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Introductory Course to the International Treaty online in the InforMEA Portal
29/02/2016
An online introductory course on the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture is now available through the E-Learning Platform of the InforMEA Portal to familiarize...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Updated version of the Multi-Crop Passport Descriptors
15/12/2015
FAO and Bioversity International have just released an updated version of the Multi-Crop Passport Descriptors (MCPD V.2.1), the international standard globally adopted for passport data of ex situ...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
First global food and agriculture plant genetics data library gets go-ahead
12/10/2015
 New gateway provides vital information on global seed pool to develop shock-resistant varieties 9 October 2015, Rome - Delegates from the136 member nations of the International Treaty on Plant...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Sixth Session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
02/10/2015
Rome, 2 October, 2015 The sixth session of the Governing Body of the 136-nation International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture is to be held at the FAO in Rome from October...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Connecting data in the Global Information System
23/09/2015
The Secretariat of the International Treaty is pleased to report on recent progress made with the global survey on descriptors required to identify Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Opinions and advice on the use of the Standard Material Transfer Agreement and on the Multilateral System, new publication online
31/07/2015
31 July 2015.-  The users of the Multilateral System and the Standard Material Transfer agreement can now consult online in one single booklet all the opinions and the advice provided by the Ad Hoc...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Sweden will support the Benefit-sharing Fund and the fourth project cycle with annual contributions
14/07/2015
14 July 2015 – Sweden’s International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) has announced four annual contributions to the Benefit-sharing Fund of the International Treaty, adding up to a total...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Adapting Indian Rice Agriculture to Climate Change
30/06/2015
Farmers and scientists explore seed diversity as a resource for the future read more
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Seeds for Life – Improving Crop Yields and Resilience in North Indian Agriculture
16/06/2015
Real yield improvements in rice and wheat agriculture, development of  resilient  crop varieties, extensive conservation of such varieties on-farm and in local seed banks – these are some of the...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Third Meeting of High-Level Task Force: “Delivering Resources for Continued Benefit-Sharing”
11/06/2015
FAO, Rome (9 June 2015) – More than 30 ministers, high-level representatives and members of the High-Level Task Force of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
“Complementa”, the new Treaty Analysis Tool in Support of In-situ Conservation
05/05/2015
A new statistics and spatial tool to support in situ conservation of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture called ‘Complementa’ has been developed and presented for the first time to plant...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
DivSeek consolidates its internal governance
27/04/2015
27 April 2015 – The Diversity Seek Initiative is consolidating its governance mechanism after the recent election of its steering committee, which will craft the major components of a programme of...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Treaty Benefit-sharing Fund Supports 440 Peruvian Potato Farmers
02/04/2015
8 April 2015-- The Benefit-sharing Fund of the International Treaty has helped more than 440 local Peruvian potato producers conserve and manage their native potato varieties through the...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
The International Treaty Supports Guatemalan Farmers’ Good Seed Practices
30/03/2015
More than 150 farmers and their families have received direct support from the Benefit-sharing Fund of the International Treaty for the adoption of good management practices for the conservation and...
Source: News from the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

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