AGP - National Focal Points
 
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 monitoring 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/AGP-30 (April, 2020) AR EN FR RU SP
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 [email protected] 03/02/17
Albania Mr Belul Gixhari Responsable for Plant Genetic Resources Documentation Albanian Gene Bank Tirana +355 69211225 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 19/06/17
Andorra  
Angola  
Antigua and Barbuda  
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 [email protected] 04/11/19
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 [email protected] 04/11/19
Armenia Mr Arthur Baghdasaryan  Head of Land Utilization and Melioration Department  Ministry of Agriculture Government Building 3
Republic Square
Yerevan
 +37410 297435 [email protected] 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
[email protected] 21/06/17
Mrs. Susan Hardcastle Assistant Director, Multilateral Agriculture Policy, Trade and Market Access Division +61 2 6272 3741 [email protected]
Mr. Ben Ross [email protected]
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 [email protected] 06/10/15
Azerbaijan Mr Zeynal Akparov Director, Genetic Resources Institute National Academy of Sciences     [email protected] 06/10/15
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh Mr Md Abdus Salam Principal Scientific Officer (Crops) Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council Farmgate, Dhaka-1215 +88-02-8110665 [email protected] 23/03/15
Barbados
Belarus Mr Fiodar Pryvalov Director General Research and Practical Center for Arable Farming, National Academy of Sciences Timiryazev st. 1, 222160 Zhodino, Minsk Region +3751797033 [email protected] 31/01/18
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
Belize
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
[email protected] 23/05/17
Bhutan Ms Asta Tamang Principal Biodiversity Officer National Biodiversity Center  P.O Box 875
Thimphu
[email protected] 20/02/15
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Sr. José R. Campero Marañon, MSc. Responsable de la Unidad de Recursos Genéticos Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agropecuaria y Forestal   +591 777 00041
[email protected]
[email protected]
12/12/18
Alternate:
Sr. Félix Marza Mamani
Director Nacional de Inovación Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agropecuaria y Forestal +591 673 46671 [email protected] 12/12/18
Bosnia and Herzegovina Dr. Đurić Gordana Institute of Genetic Resources, University of Banja Luka +387 51348080;348081 [email protected] 11/06/20
Botswana Ms Tiny Mpho Motlhaodi Head of National Plant Genetic Resources Centre Department of Agricultural Research P/bag 0033 Gaborone +267 366 8112 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 19/09/19
Brunei Darussalam
Bulgaria Ms Katya Uzundzhalieva Director Institute for Plant Genetic Resources "K.Malkov" Sadovo 2 Druzhba str. 4122, Sadovo city - Bulgaria +359 32629926 [email protected]
20/01/20
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 [email protected] 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
[email protected] 26/09/13
Cabo Verde
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
[email protected] 27/07/17
Cameroon Mr Nying Charles Shey Chef de Service des Produits Agricoles, Semences et Plants Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MINADER) + 237 675667000 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 09/04/18
Chad
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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 01/08/17
China Mr Lv Bo Division Director
Department of Seed Management
Ministry of Agriculture No.11 Nongzhanguan Nanli
Beijin 100125
 +86 1059193281 [email protected] 21/10/13
Colombia
Comoros
Congo 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
[email protected] 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

[email protected]
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 [email protected] 29/08/19
Croatia Ms Ivana Rukavina Croatian Center for Agriculture, Food and Affairs
Institute for Seed Seedlings
31000 Osijek
Usorska 19
Brijest
+ 385 31 275 718 [email protected] 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  [email protected]
[email protected]
02/09/13
Cyprus Mr Marinos Markou First Agriculture Research Officer Agriculture Research Institute P.O.Box 22016
1516 Nicosia
 +35 722403119 [email protected] 30/08/19
Czechia 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 [email protected] 30/09/14
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
[email protected] 18/09/13
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Denmark Ms Birgitte Lund Scientific Adviser, Department of Environment and Biodiversity Ministry of Environment and Food, The Danish Agricultural Agency Nyropsgade 30, DK-1780, Copenhagen  +45 45263760 [email protected] 24/06/20
Djibouti
Dominica Mr Winston Magloire Technical Officer Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Botanical Gardens
Roseau
 +1 767 2663814
 +1 767 2352565
[email protected]
[email protected]
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
[email protected]
[email protected]
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  [email protected] 10/08/17
Egypt Ms Neveen Abdel Fattah Hassan Director National Gene Bank of Egypt 9 Gamaa St.
Giza PO Box 12619 
 +202 35693240
[email protected] 11/05/18
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea Mr Amanuel  Mahdere Zerezghi Director
Genetic Resources Division
National Agricultural Research Institute
Ministry of Agriculture
PO Box 4627
Asmara 
 +291 108600003
 +291 07180770
[email protected]
19/09/13
Estonia Ms Külli Annamaa Head of the Genebank Estonian Crop Research Institute (ETKI) J. Aamisepa 1
48309 Jõgeva
[email protected] 22/01/15
Eswatini Mr Thembinkosi Gumedze Senior Research Officer Department of Agricultural Research and Specialist Services tel. +268 25274071 [email protected] 04/05/20
Ethiopia Mr Melesse Mario Salamo Director General Ethiopian Institute of Biodiversity P.O. Box 30726
Addis Ababa
tel. +251116615607
fax +251116613722
[email protected] 10/05/17
Faroe Islands
Fiji Mr Ropate Senibic iLigairi Permanent Secretary for Agriculture Ministry of Agriculture Private Mail Bag
Raiwaqa
Suva
 +679 3384233 ext. 275 [email protected]
[email protected]
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 [email protected] 26/10/15
Ms Elina Kiviharju Ph.D. Principal Research Scientist
Coordinator of the Finnish National Plant Genetic Resources Programme
Natural Resources Institute Finland Myllytie 1
FIN-31600 Jokioinen
[email protected]
France M. Franck Da Ros adjoint à la cheffe de secteur, référent FAO Secrétariat général des affaires européennes, Comité interministériel à l'alimentation et à l'agriculture (SGAE-CIAA) 68 rue de Bellechasse
75007 Paris 
[email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected] 06/05/20
Alternate:
Mme. Mariem Omrani
Chargée d'études semences et ressources phytogénétiques
Bureau des semences et de la protection intégrée des cultures
Direction générale de l'alimentation
Ministère de l'agriculture et de l'alimentation 251, rue de Vaugirard
75732 Paris Cedex 15
 +33(0)149555457 [email protected]; [email protected] 25/03/20
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     [email protected] 06/10/15
Gambia
Georgia Mr Levan Ujmajuridze Director Scientific Research Center of Agriculture Marshal Gelovani ave #6 Tbilisi 0159 +995 322053500 [email protected]
[email protected]
05/08/19
Alternate:
Ms Tamar Jinjikhadze
Head Standardization and Certification Department Plant Genetic Resources Center, Scientific Research Center of Agriculture   +995 593256267 [email protected]
[email protected]
01/02/19
Germany Ms Imke Thormann Federal Office of Agriculture and Food
Deichmanns Aue 29
DE-53179 Bonn
+49 (0)228 68453438 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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) [email protected] 23/04/19
Grenada
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 [email protected] 30/08/17
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana Mr Oudho  Homenauth Chief Executive Officer  National Agricultural Research
and Extension Institute (NAREI)
Agriculture Road
Mon Repos
East Coast Demerara 414221H
 +592 2202249
[email protected] 23/09/13
Haiti
Honduras Sra. Elizabeth Santacreo Jefe de Unidad de Frutales
Dirección de Ciencia y Tecnología Agropecuaria (DICTA)
Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería (SAG) Colonia Loma Linda
Avenida La FAO
Boulevard Centroamérica
Tegucigalpa
[email protected]
Hungary Ms Borbála Baktay Director General National Biodiversity and Gene Conservation Center [email protected] 31/07/19
Mr Levente Kőrösi Head Department of Biodiversity and Gene Conservation, Ministry of Agriculture   [email protected] 31/07/19
Iceland
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
[email protected] 10/10/13
Indonesia Mr Ir. Mastur Director Indonesian Center for Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resource Research and Development [email protected];[email protected] 02/03/17
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Mr Behzad Sorkhi Head, National Plant Gene Bank Seed and Plant Improvement Institute (SPII) Shahid Fahmideh Bldv., Karaj + 98 2632701260 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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
Israel
Italy Ms Petra Engel Department for International Collaboration
Council for Research in Agriculture and Economics
Via Po 14, Rome 00198  +36 06 47836 681 [email protected]
Jamaica Ms Carla Douglas Senior Research Director Research and Development Division, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries  Bodles Research Station
Old Harbour Saint Catherine
 +876 8650483
 
[email protected]
Japan Mr Yu Takahashi 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 +81-3-3502-7436 [email protected] 10/04/20
Alternate:
Mr Wakako Funatsuki
Head,
International Relations Section, Strategic Planning Headquarters
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization 3-1-1 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8517, Japan +81 029 8386747 [email protected]  10/04/20
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
[email protected]
[email protected]
14/07/19
Kazakhstan
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 [email protected]
[email protected]
14/09/15
Kiribati
Kuwait Ms Fadila Ayesh Al-Salameen Research Scientist Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR)     [email protected] 06/10/15
Kyrgyzstan Mr Aydaraliev Taalaibek Alimbekovich Director of the Department for Examination of Crops Ministry of Agriculture, Food Industry and Land Reclamation   +0312 544197/0555 210909 [email protected] 19/06/20
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Latvia Mr Ruņģis Dainis Edgars Head of Genetic Resource Centre  Ministry of Agriculture Republikas laukums 2
Rīga, LV-1981
+371 28344201 [email protected]  23/03/15
Lebanon Mr Ali Chehade Research Engineer
Plant Biotechnology Department
Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute Tal Amara Rayak
Zahle, Lebanon
+961 8 900037 [email protected] 18/10/17
Ms Joêlle Breidy Head, Genebank Unit Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute Zahle, Lebanon +9618900037 [email protected] 12/07/19
Lesotho
Liberia Ms Nataline Baysah Ingénieur agronome
sélectionneur spécialiste des
semences
Central Agricultural
Research Institute
Suakoko
Bong County
 +231 880728332  [email protected] 27/09/13
Libya Mr Mustafa Elaghel Director National bank for plant genetic resources Tripoli - Libya +218 4637308
Mobile Number: +218 8926487642
[email protected] 31/05/17
Lithuania
Luxembourg
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 [email protected] 30/07/19
Malawi Mr Lawrent Pungulani Curator Malawi Plant Genetic Resource Centre P.O. Box 158, Lilongwe  +265 01707219 [email protected] 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
[email protected] 28/12/18
Maldives
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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 22/07/19
Marshall Islands
Mauritania M. Alioune Diagne Chef de Service Agrométéorologie
Direction de l'Agriculture
Ministère du Développment Rural Nouakchott-R.I.   +22 351046
 +22 263127
[email protected] 12/09/13
Mauritius
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
Micronesia (Federated States of)
Monaco
Mongolia Mr Bayarusukh Noov General Director Plant Science and Agriculture
Research Institute
Darkhan-Uul  +976 1170378826
 +976 99014174
[email protected] 05/11/13
Montenegro
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 [email protected]
[email protected]
14/09/15
Mozambique
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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 31/07/17
Nauru
Nepal Mr Hari Bahadur K.C. Joint Secretary Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD)
Food Security, Agri Business Promotion and Environment Division
Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal +977 14211915
Cell: +977 9841401287
[email protected] 18/06/20
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 [email protected] 04/11/16
New Zealand
Nicaragua
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 [email protected] 07/02/17
Nigeria Mr Sunday E. Aladele Director/Chief Executive Officer and Genebank Curator National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NCGRAB) P.M.B. 5382, Moor Plantation
Ibadan
 +234 8038074937 [email protected]
[email protected]
23/03/20
Niue
North Macedonia
Norway Ms Nina Sæther Head Norwegian Genetic Resource Centre
Division of Survey and Statistics
Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research
 +47 99389469 [email protected] 01/07/20
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
[email protected] 01/07/16
Pakistan Mr Sadar Uddin Siddiqui Director and Chief Scientific Officer/Curator National Genebank Bio-resources Conservation Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre Islamabad-45500 +92 519255203/5190733701 [email protected];[email protected] 14/07/2019
Alternate:
Mr Asif Javaid
Principal Scientific Officer PGRP Bio-resources Conservation Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre Islamabad-45500 [email protected] 14/07/2019
Palau
Panama Sr. Omar Alfaro Investigador Recursos Genéticos Vegetales División de Mejoramiento Genético, Instituto de Investigación Agropecuaria de Panamá (IDIAP) Panamá (507) 248 5585 [email protected] 01/05/15
Papua New Guinea Mr. Sergie Bang (DG a.i.) The Director General National Agricultural Research Institute Sir Alkan Tololo Research Centre, Okuk Highway, 10-mile, PO Box 4415, Lae 411 +675 4300093 [email protected] 31/03/2020
Paraguay Sr. Santiago Bertoni Ingeniero agrónomo Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería Yegros e/ 25 de Mayo y Cerro Corá
Edificio San Rafael
+595 21447250 [email protected]
Monike.Di[email protected]
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> [email protected] 18/09/13
Peru Sr. Juan Carlos Guerrero Abad

Director General
Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agraria (INIA) Avenida la Molina 1981, La Molina, Lima 15024, Peru +51(01)2402100, Anexo 315
+51 972832560
[email protected]
20/01/20
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
[email protected] 08/09/15
Philippines Mr George Y. Culaste Director Bureau of Plant Industry
Department of Agriculture
692 San Andres Street, Malate
Manila
 +632-5257909 [email protected]
[email protected]
06/09/17
CC: Ms Amparo C. Ampil Food Agriculture and Fisheries Policy Division
Policy Research Service
Department of Agriculture
Manila [email protected] 06/09/17
Poland Ms Dorota Nowosielska Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Department of Climate and Environment
Biodiversity and Protein Safety Unit
30,Wspólna Street
00-930 Warsaw
 +48 022 6232612
 +48 022 6231781
Dorota.Nowosielska
@minrol.gov.pl
15/05/20
Portugal Sra. Ana Maria Barata Head of Portuguese Plant Germoplasm Bank Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária (INIAV) BPGV
São Pedro de Merelim
4700-859
Braga
[email protected] 04/11/19
Qatar
Republic of Korea
Republic of Moldova Ms Eugenia Partas Head of the Distinctivity, Uniformity
and Stability Testing Department
Ministry of Agriculture Regional Development
and Environment (MoARDE) 
162 Stefan cel Mare ave.of. 315
Chisinau, MD - 2004
 +373 22211308 [email protected] 12/06/20
Mr Anatol Ganea Doctor in Biology, Associated Professor, Head of the Laboratory for Plant Genetic Resources Insitute of Genetics, Physiology and Plant Protection Chisinau [email protected] 12/06/20
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 [email protected]
[email protected]
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 [email protected] 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
[email protected]
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia Ms Hannah Dupal-Romain Senior Research Officer Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, Natural Resources and Co-operatives +758725-6335/468-5601 [email protected] 08/06/20
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
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
[email protected]
[email protected]
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
[email protected] 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 [email protected]
sierraleoneplantprotection
@yahoo.com
19/10/13
Singapore
Slovakia Mr Pavol Hauptvogel Director Research Institute of Land Production, National Agricultural and Food Centre Bratislava
 +421 337947272 [email protected]
Slovenia Ms Joži J .Cvelbar Ministry of Agriculture and
Environment Directorate 
Dunajska cesta 22
SI-1000 Ljubljana
 +386 14789118 [email protected] 13/11/13
Alternate:
Mr Vladimir Meglic
Agricultural Institute of Slovenia Hacquetova ulica 17
SI-1000 Ljubljana
 +386 12805262
[email protected] 13/11/13
Solomon Islands
Somalia
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 [email protected] 03/05/16
South Sudan
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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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
[email protected]
[email protected]
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
[email protected] 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
Schwarzenburgstrasse 165
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 
[email protected] 28/10/13
Tajikistan Mr. Sharofiddin Karomatov Director Republican Center for Genetic Resources
Academy of Agricultural Sciences of Tajikistan
+992 (37) 378804021 [email protected] 22/04/20
Alternate:
Mr Jobirov Shonazar Shohovich
Researcher Crop Department of the Republican Center for Genetic Resources
Academy of Agricultural Sciences of Tajikistan
+992 933 252 628 [email protected] 22/04/20
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
Timor-Leste
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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 11/09/13
Tokelau
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago Ms Albada Beekham Director (Ag) Research Division
Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries
  1 868 646 7657/756 0548 [email protected]
[email protected]
Tunisia
Turkey Ms. Naciye Çakir Coordinator, Working Group on Biodiversity and Genetic Resources, Department of Horticultural Research General Directorate of Agricultural Research and Policies (TAGEM), Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Üniversiteler Mah. Dumlupınar Bulvarı No: 161, 06800 Çankaya, Ankara +90 312 307 6121 [email protected] 12/03/20
Ms. Havva Merve Yilmaz Agricultural Engineer, Working Group on Biodiversity and Genetic Resources, Department of Horticultural Research General Directorate of Agricultural Research and Policies (TAGEM), Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Üniversiteler Mah. Dumlupınar Bulvarı No: 161, 06800 Çankaya, Ankara +90 312 307 6126 [email protected] 12/03/20
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
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
[email protected]
[email protected]
15/02/16
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom Ms Rachel Davis SEO Policy Advisor, Genetic Resources Department for Environment, Food and
Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Sterling House, Dix's Field, Exeter, EX1 1QA +020-80264347 [email protected] 23/10/19
United Republic of Tanzania Ms Margaret Jonathan Mollel Principal Research Scientist and Curator National Plant Genetic Resources Center (NPGRC)     [email protected] 06/10/15
United States of America Mr Mark Freeman Plant Products Trade Specialist
U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service
USDA/ARS 1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington
DC 20250
 +1 202 720-4743
 
[email protected] 20/01/20
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
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   [email protected]
[email protected]
Viet Nam
Yemen Mr Ali Ahmed Al-Jarmouzi Maeen General Director National Genetic Resources Center  Dhamar  +967 6 423917
 +967 772555669
[email protected] 22/04/14
Zambia Mr Godfrey Mwila Acting Deputy Director-Technical Services Zambia Agriculture Research Institute (ZARI) Private Bag 7
Chilanga
Zambia
  [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 30/08/19