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Biotechnologies and animal genetic resources
The report is now available of the 6th Session of the Intergovernmental Technical Working Group on Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITWG-AnGR), which took place on 24-26 November 2010 in Rome. Item 4 on the agenda was dedicated to "Biotechnologies and the conservation and utilization of animal genetic resources for food and agriculture" and is covered in paragraphs 22-24 of the report. See the report (in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish) together with the other Session documents, at the ITWG-AnGR website or contact for more information. The ITWG-AnGR is one of three intergovernmental technical working groups (the others are dedicated to plant genetic resources and to forest genetic resources) established by the FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture to deal with specific matters in their areas of expertise.