Treaties under Article XIV of the FAO Constitution

CONVENTIONS, AGREEMENTS AND TREATIES DEPOSITED WITH FAO

International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
This Treaty provides in its Article 15 that the Contracting Parties: (i) recognize the importance of the ex situ collections of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture held by the International Agricultural Research Centres of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, and other International Institutions; and (ii) call upon the International Agricultural Research Centres to sign agreements with the Governing Body of the Treaty with regard to such ex situ collections.
At present, 15 agreements below have been signed.

Agreements concluded under Article 15 of the Treaty

Date

Title

16/10/2006

Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center

16/10/2006

Africa Rice Center

16/10/2006

Bioversity International *

16/10/2006

International Centre for Tropical Agriculture

16/10/2006

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center

16/10/2006

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics

16/10/2006

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

16/10/2006

International Livestock Research Institute

16/10/2006

International Potato Center

16/10/2006

International Rice Research Institute

16/10/2006

World Agroforestry Centre

16/10/2006

International Coconut Genetic Resources Network

16/10/2006

International Coconut Genebank for the South Pacific

16/10/2006

Joint Division between FAO/AIEA on plant genetic resources

 

* With effect from 1 December 2006, IPGRI and INIBAP operate under the name "Bioversity International"