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Iran Room, FAO, RomeTime: 13:15 – 14:30 The cultivation of diverse farmers’ varieties/landraces, which tend to be well-adapted and suited to local production systems, confers increased resilience for crop production. Farmers’ varieties/landraces are also potential sources of traits for crop improvement, especially for developing varieties tolerant to biotic and abiotic stresses and for incorporating farmer-preferred...
Launch of The State of the World’s Aquatic Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Follow-up to the Seventeenth Regular Session of the Commission. English Arabic French Russian Spanish
Accra, Ghana The United Nations has proclaimed 22 May The International Day for Biological Diversity to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. This year, the celebrations for the International Day for Biological Diversity focus on biodiversity as the foundation for our food and health and a key catalyst to...
The Seventeenth Regular Session of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (Commission) met in Rome, Italy, from 18 to 22 February 2019. The Report of the Seventeenth Regular Session is available here.     
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