Collections in the Multilateral System
The Secretariat makes available through this website information on material included in the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-sharing by Contracting Parties, the International Agriculture Research Centres of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), other International Centres and natural and legal persons within the jurisdiction of Contracting Parties. A sample Letter of Notification of Inclusion of Material in the Multilateral System can be downloaded from this page in four languages:
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Type of holder
National Agriculture Genetic Resources Center (NAGRC)
The National Agricultural Biodiversity Conservation Committee, chaired by Secretary of Ministry of Agricultural Development of Nepal, has notified that 614 accessions of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, maintained in National Agriculture Genetic Resources Center (NAGRC), have been included in the Multilateral System.
Updated number of accessions: 614
National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS)
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan has notified three inclusions of materials to the Secretary of the International Treaty up to almost 40,000 Annex 1 crop, grass and forages accessions maintained by the Genebank of the National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS). The latest notification was received on 22 November 2016 informed about the inclusion of additional 8,307 plant genetic resources by the National Agriculture and Rood Research Organization (NARO) Genebank. Detailed data on the composition of the collections and on the facilitated procedures to order the material can be obtained at https://www.gene.affrc.go.jp/?db_pl_mls
Updated number of accessions: 40000
- Burkina Faso
INERA Institut de l'Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles
Le Burkina Faso, à travers la Commission Nationale de Gestion des Ressources Phytogénéques sous couvert du Ministère de la Recherche Scientifique et de l'Innovation, souhaite vous notifier que les collections des ressources phytogénétiques pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture énumérées à l'Annexe 1 et détenues au Burkina Faso, ont été incluses automatiquement dans le Système Multilatéral.
Updated number of accessions: 16479
Uganda National Genebank
The National Focal Point of the International Treaty of Uganda has notified the Secretary of the International Treaty of seven hundred and sixty (760) accessions included in the multilateral system. These materials can be accessed from the Uganda National Genebank and they comprise:
- Twenty three accessions of pearl millet
- Sixty four accessions of sorghum
- Four hundred twenty nine accessions of finger millet
- One hundred fifty one accessions of wild relatives of millets
- Ninety three accessions of common beans
Updated number of accessions: 760
- Costa Rica
Instituto Nacional de Innovación y Transferencia en Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA) - Costa Rica
El INTA contribuye en la economía nacional, facilitando condiciones que permitan el aumento constante de la productividad por medio de productos y servicios tecnológicos que promuevan incrementos en la productividad,procurando un mayor valor agregado, diferenciación de productos, reintroducción de nuevos productos, que permitan la participación del comercio exportador y del desarrollo rural; como elementos básicos de generación de empleo.
National Plant Gene Bank
Bhutan has endorsed sixty (60) accessions of rice germplasm from the National Plant Gene Bank at NBC to include into the Multilateral System (MLS) of ITPGRFA
Updated number of accessions: 60
- The Philippines
Genebank of the Philippine Rice Research Institute
The Secretary has been notified of 811 accessions of rice available in the Multilateral system and maintained by the Genebank of the Philippine Rice Research Institute. The full list of accessions is contained in the notification.
Updated number of accessions: 811
Croatian Centre for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the University of Zagreb, and the Colleague of Agriculture of Krizevci
The Croatian Centre for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs on behalf of Croatia, notified the Secretary that the following plant genetic resources for food and agriculture listed in Annex I andmaintained in Croatia have been included in the Multilateral System: 1. The collections held by Croatian Centre for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, located in Osijekand Zagreb. 2. The collections held by University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, located in Zagreb. 3. The collection held by College of Agriculture, located in Krizevci. Through the websites of Croatian Plant Genetic Resources Database (http://cpgrd.zsr.hr/) andEURISCO (http://eurisco.ecpgr.org/) detailed data on the composition of the collections are readilyavailable.
Updated number of accessions: 387
Department of Plant Breeding and Plant Protection of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development - Poland
1. The collections held by the Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute (IHAR), located in Radzików (20 992 accessions); 2. The collections of Solanum held by the Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute (IHAR), Research Division in Mlochów(7 accessions). 3.The collections of Malus held by the Arboretum and Institute of Physiography in Bolestraszyce(533 accessions). 4. The collections of Malus held by the Association of Chelminski and Nadwislanski Landscape Parks, located in Swiecie(87 accessions). 5. the Collections of Malus held by the Policy Academy of Science Botanical Garcen – Center for biological Diversity Conservation in Powsin (215 accessions). 6.- The collections of grasses held by the Botanical Garden of the Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute (IHAR) in Bydgoszcz (24 accessions). 7.- The collections of medicinal plants held by the Warsaw University of Life Science – SGGW (16 accessions) Through the website of theNational Centre for PlantGenetic Resources in Poland detailed data on the composition of the collections and user proceduresto order samples that arealready available.(https:// http://egiset.ihar.edu.pl/)
Updated number of accessions: 21874
National Agriculture Research Institute (INRA)
The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry of France has notified the Secretary of the International Treaty of the inclusion in the Multilateral system of two French collections maintained by the National Agriculture Research Institute (INRA, in French). The first collection includes 531 accessions of forages located in Poitou-Charantes (Lusignan) while the second collection includes 91 accessions of potato located in Rennes (Ploudaniel). The names of the accessions, their summary description, and the names of the curators are listed in the attached notification. Additional passport and other technical information on the accessions can be found online in several websites listed in the notification: SIREGAL http://urgi.versailles.inra.fr/siregal/siregal/ and Eurisco (http://eurisco.ecpgr.org/) .
Updated number of accessions: 622
Instituto Nacional de Investigación Agropecuaria de Uruguay
Germoplasma desarrollado por el Proyecto del Financiado por el Fondo de Distribución de Beneficios del Tratado "Broadening or potato genetic basis trhough introgression of local wild species, Solanum commersonii". Dicho material se hará disponible a través del Centro Internacional de la Papa. La notificación al secretario y la llista de las muestras (in-vitro) se adjuntan.
Updated number of accessions: 13