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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 Letter 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:

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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 M. 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 Ing. Angela Gracia Coordinación de Gestión Ambiental Secretaría de Agregado de Valor
Ministerio de Agroindustria
Av. Paseo Colón 922. Piso 1. Oficina 106. Código Postal C1063ACW. CA Buenos Aires agracia@magyp.gob.ar 02/08/17
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 Dr. 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 Dr. Zeynal Akparov Director, Genetic Resources Institute National Academy of Sciences     akparov@yahoo.com 06/10/15
Bangladesh 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
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. Alvaro Ismael Otondo Maldonado Responsable de la Unidad de Recursos Genéticos Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agropecuaria y Forestal    
alvaro_otondo@yahoo.com
06/10/15
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 Mr. Alexandre Moreira Palma Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply Esplanada dos Ministérios
bloco D
70.043-900 Brasilia-DF
+55 61 3218-2922 alexandre.palma
@agricultura.gov.br
02/08/17
Alternate:
Ms. Vânia Azevedo
Embrapa Genetic Resources and Biotechnology Parque Estação Biológica (PqEB), s/nº. Avenida W3 Norte (final)
Brasília-DF
vania.azevedo@embrapa.br 02/08/17
Bulgaria Dr. 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 ouedmadi@yahoo.fr 30/05/17
Burundi Mr. 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 Dr. 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 Ing. Yvette Lakoue  Ingénieur agronome
Chef de Service Suivi et Evaluation
Institut Centrafricain de la Recherche Agronomique (ICRA)  +236 72275429 lakouee@gmail.com
rlakoue_chantal@yahoo.fr
02/09/13
Chile Mr. 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
Ms. 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 Ing. 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 Mr. 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) 2231-2344 Ext. 458 nbonilla@inta.go.cr 03/07/17
Côte D'Ivoire Ing. 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 Mrs. Mirta Culek Head of PGR Division Croatian Center for Agriculture, Food and Affairs
Institute for Seed Seedlings
31000 Osijek
Usorska 19
Brijest
+ 385 31 275 712 mirta.culek@hcphs.hr 29/10/13
Cuba Dr. 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 Dr. Marinos Markou First Agriculture Research Officer Agriculture Research Institute P.O.Box 22016
1516 Nicosia
 +35 722403119 m.markou@arinet.ari.gov.cy 07/11/13
Czech Republic Dr. 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 Mr. 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 Dr. 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 Dr. Hanaiya El-Itriby National Gene Bank of Egypt 9 Gmaa St.
Giza PO Box 12619 
 +202 35693241
elitriby.hanaiya@gmail.com 12/09/13
Eritrea Mr. Amanuel  Mahdere Zerezghi Senior Researcher
Head of Genetic Resources Division
Ministry of Agriculture
National Agricultural Research Institute
Genetic Resources Division
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 Dr. Gemedo Dalle Director General Ethiopian Institute of Biodiversity P.O. Box 30726
Addis Ababa
tel. +251116612244
fax +251116613722
gemedod@ibc.gov.et 06/10/15
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 Dr. 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
Germany Dr. Thomas Meier Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture
and Consumer Protection
Biological Diversity and Biopatents
Rochusstr. 1
D-53123 Bonn
 +490 228995294078
thomas.meier@bmel.bund.de 28/08/13
Ghana Dr. Lawrence Misa Aboagye Director, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Plant Genetic Resources Institute     aboagyelawrencemisa
@yahoo.com
06/10/15
Guatemala Ing. Agr. MSc. 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 Dr. 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 Dr. 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
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) Dr. 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 Dr. 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
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 Dr. Tomotaro Nishikawa Assistant Director for Genetic Resources
Research 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
tomotaro_nishikaw570@maff.go.jp 07/04/16
Alternate:
Dr. Hiroshi Nemoto
Director,
Genetic Resource Center
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization 2-1-2 Kannondai, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken 305-8602, Japan tel:029-838-7051
fax:029-838-7054
nhiroshi@affrc.go.jp  07/04/16
Jordan Mr Nizar Jamal Haddad Director-General National Center for Agricultural Research and Extension (NCARE) P.O. Box 639 Baqa'a director@ncare.gov.jo 11/08/17
Kenya Dr. Desterio Nyamongo Senior Principal Research Officer and Ag. 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 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 Breidi Head, Genebank Unit Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute Zahle, Lebanon +9618900037 jobreidy@hotmail.com 18/10/17
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 Ing. Nataline Baysah Ingénieur agronome
sélectionneur spécialiste des
semences
Central Agricultural
Research Institute
Suakoko
Bong County
 +231 880728332  natalinebaysah@yahoo.com 27/09/13
Madagascar Mr. Rakotomamonjy Siméon Alfred Responsable du service Programmation et Suivi-Evaluation de la Direction Scientifique Centre National de la recherche Appliquée au développement Rural (FOFIFA) Soarano, Tananarive Madagascar  +261 330146490 simeon.rakotomamonjy@gmail.com 29/05/15
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 Dr. Rosliza binti Jaluli 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 28/07/2017
Mali Mr. Amadou Sidibe Chef Unité des Ressources Génétiques de l'Institut d'Economie Rurale, Ministère du Développment Rural IER/URG BP 258
Rue Mohamed V
Bamako 
 +223 66768757 Amadousidibe57@yahoo.fr 19/09/13
Mauritania Mr. 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 Dr. 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 Dr. 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 Dr Nwe Nwe Yin Director, Biotechnology
Plant Genectic Resources and Plant Protection Division
Department of Agricultural Research, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Yezin
Zay Yar Thiri Township
Nay Pyi Taw
nnyin86@gmail.com 04/11/16
Alternate:
Dr Min San Thein
Head (Plant Genectic Resources Section) Department of Agricultural Research, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Yezin
Zay Yar Thiri Township
Nay Pyi Taw
  minsanthein@gmail.com 04/11/16
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 Dr 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 Mr. 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 Dr 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 Dr. Abdul Ghafoor Director Plant Genetic Resources Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre Islamabad-45500 +92 519255203 ghafoor59pk@yahoo.com 08/06/2016
Alternate:
Dr. Sadar Uddin Siddiqui
Principal Scientific Officer/Curator Genebank Plant Genetic Resources Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre Islamabad-45500 +925190733731 ssadar2@gmail.com 08/06/2016
Panama MSc 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 Ing. 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:
Ing. 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 Dr. 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
Ing. 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 Mr. 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 Dr. 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
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 Dr. 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 Dr. 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 Dr. 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 Sra. Esther Esteban Rodrigo Subdirectora General de Medios de Producción Agrícolas y Oficina Española de Variedades Vegetales Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente C/ Almagro 33
7ª planta
28010 Madrid 
Phone: +34 913476659
Fax: +34 913476703
eesteban@magrama.es
Sri Lanka Dr. 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 Dr. 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 Dr. Jens Weibull Officer Swedish Board of Agriculture
Plant and Envoronment Department
Plant Regulations Division
SE-551 82 Jönköping  +46 36155864
 +46 705732248
jens.weibull
@jordbruksverket.se
27/11/13
Switzerland Mr. 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
11/11/13
Syrian Arab Republic Dr 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 Mr. 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. Audine Mootoo Acting Chief Technical Officer Ministry of Food Production     fpcto@gov.tt 06/10/15
Turkey Ms. Gun Kircalioglu Deputy Director
Ministry of Food Agriculture and Livestock
Aegean Agricultural Research Institute PO Box: 9 35660 Menemen - Izmir +90 232 8461331 gun.kircalioglu@tarim.gov.tr 08/06/16
Uganda Dr. 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 Dr. 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 Dr. 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 Dr 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