AGP - National Focal Points
 
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Officially appointed National Focal Points for monitoring the implementation of the Second Global plan of Action for PGRFA and for the preparation of country reports for The Third Report on the State of the World's Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Circular State Letters of confirmation/nomination of National Focal Points for the monitoring of the Second Global Plan of Action for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and the preparation of country reports for The Third Report on the State of
the World's Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture:

CSL C/CBD-10 (June, 2019) AR EN FR RU SP
CSL C/CBD-7 (May, 2017) AR EN FR RU SP
CSL C/X/AGP/GPA-14 (August, 2013) AR EN FR SP
Country Name Position Institution Address Phone Email Date
Afghanistan Mr Qudratullah Soofizada Director of Agriculture Research Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Jamal Mina Opposite Kabul University, Kabul +93 700595938 qudrat.soofizada@mail.gov.af 03/02/17
Albania Mr Belul Gixhari Responsable for Plant Genetic Resources Documentation Albanian Gene Bank Tirana +355 69211225 bgixhari.agb@gmail.com 05/02/13
Algeria Mr Salah Chouaki Directeur Adjoint Institut national de la recherche agronomique (INRAA) 2, Av. des Frères Oudek, Hassen-Badi, 16200 El Harrach +213 023828569 chouaki.s@gmail.com 19/06/17
Argentina Sra. Paula Cecilia Calvo Instituto de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA). EEA Alto Valle Ruta 22 km 1190 CP 8332, Allen, Provincia de Río Negro. CC782 (8332) General Roca, Río Negro. +54-298-4439000 calvo.paula@inta.gob.ar 11/12/18
Sr. Guillermo Otamendi Subsecretaría de Agricultura. Secretaría de Gobierno de Agroindustria Ministerio de Producción y Trabajo de la Nación. Av. Paseo Colón 922 CP 1063, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires +54-911 68058801 gotamendi@magyp.gob.ar
gotamendi8@gmail.com
31/10/18
Sra. Mariana Jimena Ferreyra Alternate Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA). EEA Salta. Ruta 68 Km 172 Cerrillos. CP 4403, Salta. +54-387- 4902081/87 interno 274 ferreyra.mariana@inta.gob.ar 31/10/18
Armenia Mr Arthur Baghdasaryan  Head of Land Utilization and Melioration Department  Ministry of Agriculture Government Building 3
Republic Square
Yerevan
 +37410 297435 baghart@rambler.ru 09/10/13
Australia Mr Ryan Wilson Director Multilateral Agriculture Policy, Trade and Market Access Division Australian Government,
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
18 Marcus Clarke Street
GPO Box 858
Canberra ACT 2601
 +61 2 6272 4740
Ryan.Wilson@agriculture.gov.au 21/06/17
Austria Mr Phillip Judex Director, International Agriculture and Trade Policy Division Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry Enviroment and Water Management Stubenring 12
1010 Vienna
 +431 711002812 Phillip.Judex@bmlfuw.gv.at 06/10/15
Azerbaijan Mr Zeynal Akparov Director, Genetic Resources Institute National Academy of Sciences     akparov@yahoo.com 06/10/15
Bangladesh Mr Md Abdus Salam Principal Scientific Officer (Crops) Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council Farmgate, Dhaka-1215 +88-02-8110665 masalamsso@yahoo.com 23/03/15
Belgium Ms Malgorzata Verleyen Szulc   National Focal Point for ITPGRFA Flemish Government
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Sustainable Agricultural Development Division
Koning Albert II-laan 35 bus 40
Brussels
 +32 25527971

malgorzata.szulc
@lv.vlaanderen.be
25/03/14
Ms Hélène  Klinkenberg  National Focal Point for ITPGRFA Service public de Wallonie
Direction Générale Opérationnelle Agriculture, Ressources naturelles et Environnement
Chaussée de Louvain 14
5000 Namur 
 +32 81649601
helene.klinkenberg
@spw.wallonie.be
25/03/14
Belarus Mr Fiodar Pryvalau Director General Research and Practical Center for Arable Farming, National Academy of Sciences Timiryazev st. 1, 222160 Zhodino, Minsk Region +3751797033 privalov-f@tut.by 31/01/18
Benin M. Marius Sinha Ingénieur Agronome en Génétique et Amélioration des Plantes Institut National des Recherches Agricoles du Bénin (INRAB) 01 BP 884 Cotonou (00229) 94 27 37 77
(00229) 66 67 01 10
sinhamg@yahoo.fr 23/05/17
Bhutan Ms Asta Tamang Principal Biodiversity Officer National Biodiversity Center  P.O Box 875
Thimphu
asta.nbc@gmail.com 20/02/15
Bolivia Sr. José R. Campero Marañon, MSc. Responsable de la Unidad de Recursos Genéticos Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agropecuaria y Forestal   +591 777 00041
jose.campero@iniaf.gob.bo
jrcampero@hotmail.com
12/12/18
Alternate:
Sr. Félix Marza Mamani
Director Nacional de Inovación Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agropecuaria y Forestal +591 673 46671 femarza@hotmail.com 12/12/18
Botswana Ms Tiny Mpho Motlhaodi Head of National Plant Genetic Resources Centre Department of Agricultural Research P/bag 0033 Gaborone +267 366 8112 tmotlhaodi@gov.bw 09/06/17
Brazil Ms Rosa Lía Barbieri Plant Germplasm Curatorships Supervisor Embrapa Genetic Resources and Biotechnology Parque Estação Biológica (PqEB), Avenida W5 Norte (final)
Brasília-DF
+55 (61) 3448-4723 lia.barbieri@embrapa.br 19/09/19
Bulgaria Mr Tencho Lubenov Cholakov Director Institute for Plant Genetic Resources "K.Malkov"     ipgr_sadovo@abv.bg
cholakov_ipgr@abv.bg
06/10/15
Burkina Faso M. Mahamadi Ouédraogo Chef de Dèpartement des Ressources Phytogénétiques Agricoles Institut National de l'Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles; Commission Nationale de Gestion des Ressources Phytogénétiques (CONAGREP) 01 BP 8645 ouedmadim@yahoo.fr 30/05/17
Burundi M. Vianney Manirakiza  Directeur de la Promotion des Semences et Plants Ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'Elevage, Direction de la Promotion des Semances et Plants BP 114 Gitega   +257 22402084
 +257 77741947
manispes@yahoo.fr 26/09/13
Cambodia Ms Sophany Sakhan Deputy Director Cambodian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) PO Box 01
National Road N.3
Prateah Lang
Dangkor
Phnom Penn
+855 12886619
+855 11886619
sssophany@gmail.com 27/07/17
Cameroun Mr Nying Charles Shey Chef de Service des Produits Agricoles, Semences et Plants Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MINADER) + 237 675667000 nyingcha@yahoo.com 28/05/15
Canada Mr Axel Diederichsen Curator, Research Scientist, National Plant Germplasm Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Room P 104
107 Science Place
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Canada S7N 0X2
Phone: +1 (306) 385-9465 Axel.Diederichsen
@agr.gc.ca
31/07/17
Central African Republic Mme. Fatime Martine Directrice de la Sécurité Alimentaire et de la Nutrition Ministère de l'Agriculture et du Développement Rural (MADR)  +236 75518960 fatimemartine2007@gmail.com 09/04/18
Chile Sr. Fernando Ortega Klose
(Third report)
Coordinador de Programas Nacionales de Cultivos y RRGG Centro Regional INIA Carillanca
Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias
Ministerio Agricultura
Camino Caj6n - Vilcun km 10, Temuco +56-45-2297218 fortega@inia.cl 01/08/17
Sra. Teresa  Aguero Teare
(Second GPA)
Encargada asuntos ambientales,
bioseguridad y recursos genéticos
Oficina de Estudios y Politicas Agrarias - ODEPA
Ministerio de Agricultura
Teatinos 40, piso 8
Santiago
 +562 23973039 taguero@odepa.gob.cl 01/08/17
China Mr Lv Bo Division Director
Department of Seed Management
Ministry of Agriculture No.11 Nongzhanguan Nanli
Beijin 100125
 +86 1059193281 lvbo@agri.gov.cn 21/10/13
Congo, Republic of the M. Bienvenu Ntsouanva Directeur Centre National de Lutte contre le Maladies des Cultures, Ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'Elevage 3 Rue Aboundzi Soprogi-Massengo
Djiri, Brazzaville
 +242 066266269
 +242 053442720
bienvent@yahoo.fr 04/011/13
Cook Islands Mr William Wigmore Director of Research Ministry of Agriculture PO Box 96
Rarotonga
 +682 28711
 +682 79306
william.wigmore
@agriculture.gov.ck

wigmore1222@yahoo.co.nz
19/10/13
Costa Rica Sr. Nevio Bonilla Morales Funcionario Instituto Nacional de Innovación y Transferencia de Tecnología Agropecuaria y miembro de la Comisión Nacional de Recuros Fitogenéticos (CONAREFI) San José (+506) 83798524 nbonilla@inta.go.cr 29/08/19
Côte D'Ivoire M. Kan Sylvain Kouakou Ingénieur Agronome
Chef de Service Législation
et Réglementation Semencière
Ministère de l'Agriculture 30 BP 247
Abidjan 30 
 +225 07648210
 +225 41641140
k07648210@yahoo.fr 18/09/13
Croatia Ms Ivana Rukavina Croatian Center for Agriculture, Food and Affairs
Institute for Seed Seedlings
31000 Osijek
Usorska 19
Brijest
+ 385 31 275 718 ivana.rukavina@hcphs.hr 04/05/18
Cuba Sra. C. Lianne Fernandez Granda Jefa del Grupo de Recursos
Fitogenéticos y Mejoramento Vegetal
Instituto de Investigaciones Fundamentales
en la Agricultura Tropical (INIFAT)
Calle 1, esquina 2
Santiago de las Vegas
Boyeros
La Habana CP17200
 +537 6830098  genetica1@inifat.co.cu 02/09/13
Cyprus Mr Marinos Markou First Agriculture Research Officer Agriculture Research Institute P.O.Box 22016
1516 Nicosia
 +35 722403119 m.markou@arinet.ari.gov.cy 30/08/19
Czech Republic Mr Vojtech Holubec Head of Gene Bank
National Coordinator for PGR
Head of National PGR Board
Curator of CWR, Triticeae
Crop Research Institute Drnovska 507/73
161 06 Prague 6
Ruzyne 
 +420 233022497 holubec@vurv.cz 30/09/14
Dominica Mr Winston Magloire Technical Officer Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Botanical Gardens
Roseau
 +1 767 2663814
 +1 767 2352565
magloirew@dominica.gov.dm
wmagloire@gmail.com
03/01/14
Dominican Republic Sr. Domingo Rengifo  Investigador Titular  Instituto Dominicano de Investigaciones
Agropecuarias y Forestales
Av. Imbert # 5
La Vega
 +809 2422144
 +809 2233505
drengifo@idiaf.gov.do
rengisan@hotmail.com
25/10/13
Ecuador Sr. Cesar Tapia Resposable del Departamento Nacional
de Recursor Fitogenéticos
Instituto Nacional Autónomo
de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIAP)
Avs. Eloy Alfaro N. 30-350 y Amazonas   +593 22528650  cesar.tapia@iniap.gob.ec 10/08/17
Egypt Ms Neveen Abdel Fattah Hassan Director National Gene Bank of Egypt 9 Gamaa St.
Giza PO Box 12619 
 +202 35693240
niveen2020@hotmail.com 11/05/18
Eritrea Mr Amanuel  Mahdere Zerezghi Director
Genetic Resources Division
National Agricultural Research Institute
Ministry of Agriculture
PO Box 4627
Asmara 
 +291 108600003
 +291 07180770
amanuelmazer@gmail.com
19/09/13
Estonia Ms Külli Annamaa Head of the Genebank Estonian Crop Research Institute (ETKI) J. Aamisepa 1
48309 Jõgeva
kylli.annamaa@etki.ee 22/01/15
Ethiopia Mr Melesse Mario Salamo Director General Ethiopian Institute of Biodiversity P.O. Box 30726
Addis Ababa
tel. +251116615607
fax +251116613722
melessedevid@gmail.com 10/05/17
Fiji Mr Ropate Senibic iLigairi Permanent Secretary for Agriculture Ministry of Agriculture Private Mail Bag
Raiwaqa
Suva
 +679 3384233 ext. 275 psagriculture@connect.com.fj
ropateligairi@yahoo.co.uk
30/08/13
Finland Ms Tuula Pehu Ministerial Adviser Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Natural Resources Department
P.O. Box 30
00023 Government
Finland
+358407246132 tuula.pehu@mmm.fi 26/10/15
France M. Pierre Velge SGAE-CIAA 68 rue de Bellechasse
75007 Paris 
sgae-ciaa@sgae.gouv.fr 19/10/15
Alternate:
Mme. Anne Chan-Hon-Tong
  Ministère de l'Agriculture, de l'Agroalimentaire et de la Forêt 251, rue de Vaugirard
75732 Paris Cedex 15
  anne.chan-hon-tong
@agriculture.gouv.fr
19/10/15
Gabon Mme. Marie-Lousie Noel Directrice Générale Adjoint de l'Agriculture Ministere de l'Agriculture, de l'Élevage, de la Pêche et de la Sécurité Alimentaire     marielouise.noel@yahoo.fr 06/10/15
Georgia Mr Levan Ujmajuridze Director Scientific Research Center of Agriculture Marshal Gelovani ave #6 Tbilisi 0159 +995 322053500 levan.ujmajuridze@srca.gov.ge
l_ujmajuridze@yahoo.com
05/08/19
Alternate:
Ms Tamar Jinjikhadze
Head Standardization and Certification Department Plant Genetic Resources Center, Scientific Research Center of Agriculture   +995 593256267 tamar.jinjikhadze@srca.gov.ge
tamrikoj@yahoo.com
01/02/19
Germany Ms Imke Thormann Federal Office of Agriculture and Food
Deichmanns Aue 29
DE-53179 Bonn
+49 (0)228 68453438 Imke.Thormann@ble.de 30/08/19
Ghana Mr Lawrence Misa Aboagye Director, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Plant Genetic Resources Institute     aboagyelawrencemisa
@yahoo.com
06/10/15
Greece Ms Maria Papaefthimiou Administrator - Sientific Officer Ministry of Rural Development and Food Directorate of Spatial Planning, Environment and Climate Change
207 Patision Avenue, P.O. 11253
Athens, Greece
+30 2102128179 pasku045@minagric.gr 23/04/19
Alternate:
Ms Parthenopi Ralli
Agronomist, MSc, PhD, Assistant Researcher Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER
Directorate General of Agricultural Research
Institute of Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources
Thermi-Thessaloniki 57001  +30 2310471110 (int. 0 177) pralli@ipgrb.gr 23/04/19
Guatemala Sr. Mauricio Hernández de la Parra Jefe Departamento de Biotecnología y Coordinador Nacional de Recursos Fitogenéticos Dirección de Fitozoogenética y Recursos Nativos, Viceministerio de Sanidad Agropecuaria y Regulaciones
Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería y Alimentación
7ª. Av. 12-90 zona 13
Guatemala, Guatemala, C.A
+ (502) 2413-7468 biotecnologia
bioseguridad.maga@gmail.com
30/08/17
Guyana Mr Oudho  Homenauth Chief Executive Officer  National Agricultural Research
and Extension Institute (NAREI)
Agriculture Road
Mon Repos
East Coast Demerara 414221H
 +592 2202249
insap@guyana.net.gy 23/09/13
Honduras Sr. Marlon Roberto Duron Gallardo Programa de Investigación Agropecuaria
de la Dirección de Ciencia y Tecnología
Agropecuaria (DICTA)
Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería (SAG) Colonia Loma Linda
Avenida La FAO
Boulevard Centroamérica
Tegucigalpa
 +504 98108935 marlon.duron@yahoo.com 28/10/13
Hungary Ms Borbála Baktay Director General National Biodiversity and Gene Conservation Center baktay@mail.nodik.hu 31/07/19
Mr Levente Kőrösi Head Department of Biodiversity and Gene Conservation, Ministry of Agriculture   levente.korosi@am.gov.hu 31/07/19
India Mr Shri R. K. Singh Joint Secretary (Seeds) to
the Government of India
Ministry of Agriculture
Department of  Agriculture & Cooperation
Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi 110 001   +233 81503
 + 9899772227
jsseeds-agri@nic.in 10/10/13
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Mr Behzad Sorkhi Head, National Plant Gene Bank Seed and Plant Improvement Institute (SPII) Shahid Fahmideh Bldv., Karaj + 98 2632701260 bsorkhi@yahoo.com 28/05/15
Iraq Mr Farqad Mohammed
Khadhim Al Dabagh
Head of Senior
Agricultural Engineers
Seeds Examination and Certification Department
Iraqui Ministry of Agriculture
 +964 7703486225 farqad_2006@yahoo.com 18/12/13
Ireland Mr Cara Mac Aodhain Agricultural Inspector Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine Backweston Farm, Leixlip, Co. Kildare, Ireland.   Cara.MacAodhain
@agriculture.gov.ie
15/04/15
Italy Ms Petra Engel Department for International Collaboration
Council for Research in Agriculture and Economics
Via Po 14, Rome 00198  +36 06 47836 681 petra.engel@crea.gov.it
Jamaica Mr Don McGlashan Director General Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries  Hope Gardens
Kingston 6
 +876 9775921
 +876-276-5592
dgo@moa.gov.jm 09/10/13
Japan Mr Shin-ichi Yamamoto Assistant Director for Genetic Resources
Research Policy Planning Division
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council Secretariat
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of Japan
1-2-1 Kasumigaseki Chiyodaku Tokyo 100-8950, Japan Phone: +81-3-3502-7436
Fax: +81-3-3507-8794 Fax: +81-3-3507-8794
grmaff@maff.go.jp 04/04/18
Alternate:
Mr Takashi Yokoyama
Head,
International Relations Section, Strategic Planning Headquarters
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization 3-1-1 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8517, Japan tel:+81 029 8386747
fax:+81 029 8388525
naro-intl@ml.affrc.go.jp  07/10/19
Jordan Mr Khaled Abulaila Director of Plant Biodiversity and Genetic Resources National Agricultural Research Center (NARC) P.O. Box 639 Baqa'a Tel. +962 6 4725071
Mob. +962 2796602987
Khaled.abulaila@narc.gov.jo
Kabulaila@gmail.com
14/07/19
Kenya Mr Desterio Nyamongo Director Genetic Resources Research Institute, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) P.O. Box 30148 00100 Nairobi Kenya  +254 20 2519701/ 725 234249 dnyamongo@yahoo.co.uk
desterio.nyamongo@kalro.org
14/09/15
Kuwait Ms Fadila Ayesh Al-Salameen Research Scientist Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR)     fslamian@kisr.edu.kw 06/10/15
Kyrgyzstan Mr Rysbek Apasov Head of the Investment Division, External Relations Department Ministry of Agriculture and Melioration     invest305@mail.ru 06/10/15
Latvia Mr Ruņģis Dainis Edgars Head of Genetic Resource Centre  Ministry of Agriculture Republikas laukums 2
Rīga, LV-1981
+371 28344201 dainis.rungis@silava.lv  23/03/15
Lebanon Mr Ali Chehade Research Engineer
Plant Biotechnology Department
Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute Tal Amara Rayak
Zahle, Lebanon
+961 8 900037 alichehade@hotmail.com 18/10/17
Ms Joêlle Breidy Head, Genebank Unit Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute Zahle, Lebanon +9618900037 jbreidy@lari.gov.lb 12/07/19
Libya Mr Mustafa Elaghel Director National bank for plant genetic resources Tripoli - Libya Phone Number: +218 4637308
Mobile Number: +218 8926487642
mustafa_elaghel@yahoo.com 31/05/17
Liberia Ms Nataline Baysah Ingénieur agronome
sélectionneur spécialiste des
semences
Central Agricultural
Research Institute
Suakoko
Bong County
 +231 880728332  natalinebaysah@yahoo.com 27/09/13
Madagascar Mme. Herizo Lalaina Rakotoarisoa Chercheur sur les ressources phytogénétiques Centre National de Recherche Appliquée au Développement Rural (FOFIFA) Ampandrianomby Route d'Andraisoro, BP 1690, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar +261 344941102 zoherilalaina@yahoo.fr 30/07/19
Malawi Mr Lawrent Pungulani Curator Malawi Plant Genetic Resource Centre P.O. Box 158, Lilongwe  +265 01707219 lawrentp@yahoo.co.uk 02/07/12
Malaysia Ms Rosliza binti Jajuli Deputy Director, Agrobiodiversity Resource Utilization Programme Agrobiodiversity and Environment Research Centre, Malaysia Agriculture Research and Development Institute (MARDI) Ibu Pejabat MARDI, Persiaran MARDI-UPM, 43400 Serdang, Selangor +603-89536302
+6019-2535989
rosliza@mardi.gov.my 28/12/18
Mali M. Amadou Sidibe Chef Unité des Ressources Génétiques de l'Institut d'Economie Rurale, Ministère du Développement Rural IER/URG BP 258
Rue Mohamed V
Bamako 
 +223 66768757 Amadousidibe57@yahoo.fr 18/07/19
Malta Mr Louis John Fresta Principal Scientific Officer Plant Protection Directorate
Plant Biotechnology Centre
110, Triq Annibale Preca, Lija LJA 1915 +356 22926562 louis-john.fresta@gov.mt 22/07/19
Mauritania M. Alioune Diagne Chef de Service Agrométéorologie
Direction de l'Agriculture
Ministère du Développment Rural Nouakchott-R.I.   +22 351046
 +22 263127
aliounediagne2000@yahoo.fr 12/09/13
Mexico Sra. Rosalinda González Santos Directora, Dirección de Recursos Fitogenéticos para la Alimentación y la Agricultura Servicio Nacional de Inspección
y Certificación de Semillas (SNICS)
Av. Presidente Juárez No.13
Col. Cortijo Tlalnepantla de Baz Edo. De México
CP 54000
+5255 36220667 al 70 rosalinda.gonzalez
@sagarpa.gob.mx
02/02/17
Moldova Rep. of Mr Iurie Senic Head of the Organic Production
and Origin of Products Department
Ministry of Agriculture
and Food Industry 
162 Stefan cel Mare ave.of. 315
Chisinau, MD - 2004
 +373 22221140 iurie.senic@maia.gov.md 18/09/13
Mongolia Mr Bayarusukh Noov General Director Plant Science and Agriculture
Research Institute
Darkhan-Uul  +976 1170378826
 +976 99014174
bayarsukh@ipas.edu.mn 05/11/13
Morocco Mme. Yasmina El Bahloul Coordinatrice de l'Unité de Recherche d'Amélioration et de Conservation des Ressources Génétiques Centre Régional de Recherche Agronomique Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) Avenue Ennasr BP 415 RP Rabat Phone: +212 660157241 yasmina.elbahloul@inra.org.ma
yas_ba@yahoo.fr
14/09/15
Myanmar Mr Min San Thein Deputy Director and Head of Myanmar Seed Bank
Department of Agricultural Research (DAR)
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation DAR Compound, Yezin. P.O.Box. 15013
Nay Pyi Taw
Tel. +95 9 49208124 minsanthein@gmail.com 27/08/19
Namibia Ms Remmie Hilukwa Senior Forester and Curator National Plant Genetic Resources Centre
National Botanical Research Institute
Ministry of Agriculture
Water and Forestry
P/bag 13184
Windhoek
 +264 612022010 Remmie.Hilukwa@mawf.gov.na 31/07/17
Nepal Mr Lekha Nath Acharya Joint Secretary Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD)
Food Security, Agri Business Promotion and Environment Division
Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal Tel : +977- 1-4211940
Cell: +977-9841113570
lekhanacharya@yahoo.com 27/04/16
Netherlands Mr Martin Brink Centre for Genetic Resources, the Netherlands (CGN) Wageningen University and Research Centre P.O. Box 16
6700 AA Wageningen
Tel: +31 317 483520 martin.brink@wur.nl 04/11/16
Niger M. Issa Zakari Mahaman Mourtala Assistant banque de gènes Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique du Niger (INRAN) Cerra Kollo BP 60 Tel: (00227) 96498520 / 90402624 issazakarym@yahoo.fr 07/02/17
Nigeria Mr Christopher Nnamdi Onukwuba Assistant Director
(Trade Facilitation)
Nigeria Agricultura
Quarantine Service
Enugu State House
Central Business Area
Abuja
 +80 33022182 cnj.onukwuba@nags.gov.ng
conukwuba@gmail.com
27/09/13
Norway Mr Morten Rasmussen Senior Advisor Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research  +47 40622920
+47 4771 3384
mra@nibio.no 23/09/15
Oman Mr Hamoud Al Hasani Director-General of Agriculture
Livestock Research Department
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries 
Muscat
Office tel.+968 26 893855
Mobile phone:+968 99421427
research@omantel.net.om 01/07/16
Pakistan Mr Sadar Uddin Siddiqui Chief Scientific Officer/Curator NGP Plant Genetic Resources Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre Islamabad-45500 +92 5190733731 ssadar2@gmail.com 14/07/2019
Alternate:
Mr Asif Javaid
Principal Scientific Officer PGRP Plant Genetic Resources Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre Islamabad-45500 javaidpgri@gmail.com 14/07/2019
Panama Sr. Omar Alfaro Investigador Recursos Genéticos Vegetales División de Mejoramiento Genético, Instituto de Investigación Agropecuaria de Panamá (IDIAP) Panamá (507) 248 5585 omar04alf@yahoo.com 01/05/15
Paraguay Sr. Santiago Bertoni Ingeniero agrónomo Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería Yegros e/ 25 de Mayo y Cerro Corá
Edificio San Rafael
+595 21447250 Santiago.Bertoni@mag.gov.py
Monike.Distefano@mag.gov.py
18/09/13
Alternate:
Sr. Enrique Robledo
Ingeniero agrónomo  Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería Yegros e/ 25 de Mayo y Cerro Corá
Edificio San Rafael
 +595 21575003> luisenriquerobledo@yahoo.com 18/09/13
Peru Sra. Cinthya Zorrilla Cisneros

(Third Report)
Directora de la Subdirección de Recursos Genéticos
Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agraria (INIA) Avenida la Molina 1981, La Molina, Peru 349-2600, Anexo 314
349-5964
czorrilla@inia.gob.pe
08/09/15
Sr. Roger Becerra Gallardo

(Second GPA)
Especialista de la Subdirección de Regulación de la Innovación Agraria Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agraria (INIA) Avenida la Molina 1981, La Molina, Peru 349-2600, Anexo 355
349-5964
rbecerra@inia.gob.pe 08/09/15
Philippines Mr George Y. Culaste Director Bureau of Plant Industry
Department of Agriculture
692 San Andres Street, Malate
Manila
 +632-5257909 bpi.directorsoffice@yahoo.com
gculaste.bpi@gmail.com
06/09/17
CC: Ms Amparo C. Ampil Food Agriculture and Fisheries Policy Division
Policy Research Service
Department of Agriculture
Manila palsd_prs@yahoo.com 06/09/17
Poland Ms Dorota Nowosielska Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Department of Plant Breeding and Plant Protection
Division of Genetic Resources & Genetically Modified Plants
30,Wspólna Street
00-930 Warsaw
 +48 022 6232612
 +48 022 6231781
Dorota.Nowosielska
@minrol.gov.pl
10/09/13
Portugal Sr. Benvindo Martins Maçãs  Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária (INIAV) - UEISBGR Pólo de Elvas
Estrada de Gil Vaz
Apartado 6
7351-901 Elvas
benvindo.macas@iniav.pt 03/01/14
Romania Ms Silvia Strajeru National Coordinator on Vegetal Resources
for Agriculture and Food
The Central Laboratory for the Seeds
and Propagating Material Quality
Vegetal Gene Bank Suceava
Bdul 1 Mai No.17
Postal Code 720224
Suceava 
 +40 230521016 genebank@suceava.astral.ro
silvia_strajeru@yahoo.com
24/10/14
Russian Federation Ms Elena K. Khlestkina Acting Director N.I. Vavilov All-Russian Institute of PLant Genetic Resources (VIR) 42, B.Morskaya Str.
St. Petersburg
+7(812)3125161 director@vir.nw.ru 20/06/19
Rwanda Mr Jean Gapusi Head of Forestry and Agro-forestry Research Station, RAB Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) RWA023
P.O. Box 5016
Kigali
gapusirj@yahoo.fr
Saudi Arabia Mr Ahmed bin Khalaf Al Shamri Director, Bank of Plant Germplasm National Research Centre for Agriculture and Livestock       06/10/15
Senegal Mr Cheikh Alassane Fall Chef du Bureau de gestion de la Propriété intellectuelle
Coordonnateur du Mécanisme national d'échange
d'information sur les ressources phytogénétiques du Sénégal (NISM-GPA)
Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles (ISRA) BP: 3120
Route des Hydrocarbures (Bel-Air)
CP: 18523 Dakar 
 +221 33 8591778
 +221 776191966
cheikhalassane.fall@gmail.com
urci@isra.sn
05/11/13
Serbia Ms Milena Savić Ivanov Head of the Genebank Directorate for National Reference Laboratories
Ministry of Agriculture, Trade, Forestry and Water Management
11 080 Belgrade +381113772081 milena.savicivanov
@minpolj.gov.rs
17/09/15
Seychelles Mr Keven Nancy Principal Officer (Director)  Research and Development Section
Seychelles Agricultural Agency
 +248 2724850
 +248 2574643
kvenanc@yahoo.com 03/09/13
Sierra Leone Mr Ibrahim M.O. Shamie Director of Crops
Principal Research Fellow (SLARI)
National Coordinator Plantwise 
Ministry of Agriculture Forestry
and Food Security
 +232 78542939 ibrahimshamie@ymail.com
sierraleoneplantprotection
@yahoo.com
19/10/13
Slovak Republic Ms Daniela Benedikova Head of Gene Bank  Slovak Agricultural Research Centre, Research Institute of Plant Production Bratislavská 122
921 68 Piešt'any
 +421 337722311 benedikova@vurv.sk 19/10/13
Slovenia Ms Joži J .Cvelbar Ministry of Agriculture and
Environment Directorate 
Dunajska cesta 22
SI-1000 Ljubljana
 +386 14789118 jozi.cvelbar@gov.si 13/11/13
Alternate:
Mr Vladimir Meglic
Agricultural Institute of Slovenia Hacquetova ulica 17
SI-1000 Ljubljana
 +386 12805262
vladimir.meglic@kis.si 13/11/13
South Africa Ms Noluthando Netnou-Nkoana Director: Genetic Resources Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Directorate Genetic Resources
Private Bag X973
Pretoria 0001
 +27 123196024 NoluthandoN@nda.agric.za 03/05/16
Spain Sr. José Antonio Sobrino Mate Subdirector General de Medios de Producción Agrícolas y Oficina Española de Variedades Vegetales Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación C/ Almagro 33
7ª planta
28010 Madrid 
Phone: +34 913476593 jasobrino@mapa.es 29/08/19
Sri Lanka Mr W.L.G Samarasinghe Deputy Director of Agriculture (Research) and Head PGRC Plant Genetic Resources Centre
Department of Agriculture
80/5 Rajamalwatta Avenue Battaramulla, Colombo +94 812388494 gaminisam@yahoo.com 30/08/16
Sudan Mr Ibrahim Mohamed El Tahir Director Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources Conservation and Research Centre, Agricultural Research Corporation P. O. Box 126 Wad Medani PO Box 160 Tel.: +249-511-840031 (Office), +249-912536114 (Mobile) +597 8574097 eltahir81@yahoo.com 16/07/2017
Suriname Ms Patricia Y. Milton M.Sc., Chairperson of Suriname's
National Plant Genetic Resources Commission
Ministry of Agriculture,
Animal Husbandry and Fisheries
Paramaribo
Letita Vriesdelaan 8-10
PO Box 160 
Tel: (597) 479112
ext. 1313 0r 1314
pymilton@yahoo.com
pymilton1@gmail.com
06/09/17
Sweden Mr Jens Weibull Senior Officer Swedish Board of Agriculture
Plant and Control Department
Plant Regulations Unit
P.O. Box 12, SE-230 53 Alnarp  +46 36155864
 +46 705732248
jens.weibull@jordbruksverket.se 29/08/19
Switzerland M. Christian Eigenmann Coordinateur Plan d'action national
pour les ressources phytogénétiques 
Départment Fédéral de l'Économie
de la Formation et de la recherche DEFR
Office Fédéral de l'Agriculture OFAG
Mattenhofstr. 5
CH-3003 Berne
 +41 584651704
christian.eigenmann
@blw.admin.ch
26/08/19
Syrian Arab Republic Mr Hussein Al Zu'bi Director General General Commission for Scientific
Agricultural Research (GCSAR)
Quatli Street
PO Box 113 Douma 
 +963 119746
 +963 115743037 
gcsar-dir@live.com 28/10/13
Tanzania, United Republic of Ms Margaret Jonathan Mollel Principal Research Scientist and Curator National Plant Genetic Resources Center (NPGRC)     mjk_mollel@yahoo.com 06/10/15
Thailand Ms Duangduen Sripotar Senior Agricultural Research Specialist Plant Varieties Protection Office
Department of Agriculture
Phochakorn Building
Chatuchak
Bangkok 10900
duangduen_sripotar
@yahoo.com
24/08/17
Togo M. Akla-Esso M'baw Arokoum Director de l'Agriculture Ministere de L'Agriculture, de l'Elevage
et de la Pêche
B.P. 385 Lomé  + +228 90 19 46 84 arokoum2003@yahoo.fr 11/09/13
Alternate:
Mr Koffi Kombate
Chercheur Istitut Togolais de Recherche Agronomique (ITRA), Ministere de L'Agriculture, de l'Elevage
et de la Pêche
B.P. 1163 Lomé  +228 19 46 84 kombate_koffi@yahoo.fr 11/09/13
Trinidad and Tobago Ms Albada Beekham Director (Ag) Research Division
Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries
  1 868 646 7657/756 0548 ABeekham@fp.gov.tt
Turkey Ms Lerzan Gül Aykas Head of Plant Genetic Resources Department
Ministry of Food Agriculture and Livestock
Aegean Agricultural Research Institute PO Box: 9 35660 Menemen - Izmir +90 232 8461331 lerzangul.aykas@tarimorman.gov.tr
lerzanaykas@yahoo.com
etae@tarimorman.gov.tr
15/01/19
Uganda Mr John Wasswa Mulumba Curator, Head Plant Genetic Resource Centre, National Agricultural Research Organization Berkeley Lane Plot 2-4
P.O Box 40
Entebbe
+256-414-320638
+256-414-321070
cell:+256782671698
curator@infocom.co.ug
jwmulumba@yahoo.com
15/02/16
United Kingdom Ms Sarah Cunningham Genetic Resources / CAP Simplification Department for Environment, Food and
Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Rm 201, Foss House, York, YO1 7PX +44 2080264032 sarah.cunningham
@defra.gsi.gov.uk
24/08/16
United States of America Mr Peter Bretting National Program Leader
Plant Germplasm and Genomes
USDA/ARS Room 4-2212
Mailstop 5139
5601 Sunnyside Avenue
Beltsville, MD20705-5139
 +1301 5045541
 +1301 3467719
peter.bretting@ars.usda.gov 25/10/13
Venezuela Ms Margaret Gutiérrez Presidenta Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agropecuarias – INIA Av. Universidad, Vía el Limón, Al frente de la Zona Educativa, Maracay, Estado Aragua   mgutierrez@inia.gob.ve
mgutierrez.margaret@gmail.com
Yemen Mr Ali Ahmed Al-Jarmouzi Maeen General Director National Genetic Resources Center  Dhamar  +967 6 423917
 +967 772555669
ngrc423917@gmail.com 22/04/14
Zambia Mr Godfrey Mwila Acting Deputy Director-Technical Services Zambia Agriculture Research Institute (ZARI) Private Bag 7
Chilanga
Zambia
  godfrey.mwila@gmail.com 19/07/16
Zimbabwe Mr Kudzai Kusena Curator Genetic Resources and Biotechnology Institute Fifth Street Extension, P.O. Box CY550, Harare +263 (0)718 714527/(0)773 041186 kudzaikusena@yahoo.com 30/08/19
Alternate:
Mr Cames Mguni
Director Department of Research and Specialist Services Fifth Street Extension, Opposite Royal Club, Harare +263 (0)712 611772 dir.ssd@drss.gov.zw 30/08/19