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Sixteenth Regular Session of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

04/07/2017

The report on the Sixteenth Regular Session of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture is now available. To download it click here.

Decisions made specifically on animal genetic resources are provided in paragraphs 43 to 50.
The Commission stressed again the importance of the Domestic Animal Diversity Information System DAD-IS as the international clearing-house mechanism for animal genetic resources and welcomed the development of its updated version. It further stressed the need for countries to regularly update their national data in DAD-IS or EFABIS-net, including information on animal genetic resources both in situ and ex situ, and to provide information on breed classifications.