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International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

Material available in the Multilateral System

The Secretariat publishes on this page the information and notifications received on material available in the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-sharing. The information has been received from 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 notification letter of material available in the Multilateral System can be downloaded from this page in four languages: 
 لعربية | english | français | español 

Since September 2017, the notification of material available can also be made through the registration of the material in the Global Information System, during the assignation of a Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

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  • Belgium

NBS National Boomgaardenstichting genebank

The NBS National Boomgaardenstichting of Belgium has notified the Secretary of the International Treaty of the plant genetic resources for food and agriculture available in the Multilateral System. The notification refers to material listed in Annex I, within the public domain and under management and control of the National Boomgaardenstichting genebank (NBS)


Date of notification: 12/12/2017
  • United States of America

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has notified the Secretary of the International Treaty of the plant genetic resources for food and agriculture available in the Multilateral System. The notification refers to material listed in Annex I, within the public domain and under management and control of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service's (USDA/ARS) National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS).


Date of notification: 25/10/2017
  • France

French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food of France has notified the Secretary of 719 accessions of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, maintained in the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) that are available in the Multilateral System. 


Updated number of accessions: 719
Date of notification: 10/08/2017
Website: INRA
  • Poland

The Department of Plant Breeding and Plant Protection 

The Department of Plant Breeding and Plant Protection of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on behalf of Poland has notified the Secretariat of the International Treaty of 39.753 accessions listed in Annex 1 that are available in the Multilateral System.


Updated number of accessions: 39753
Date of notification: 27/04/2017
  • Nepal

National Agriculture Genetic Resources Center (NAGRC)

The National Agricultural Biodiversity Conservation Committee, chaired by Secretary of Ministry of Agricultural Development of Nepal, has notified the Secretary of 614 accessions of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture maintained in National Agriculture Genetic Resources Center (NAGRC) and available in the Multilateral System. 


Updated number of accessions: 614
Date of notification: 23/01/2017
Website: NARC
  • Japan

National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS)

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan has sent three notifications reporting to the Secretary of the International Treaty indicating the availability in the Multilateral System of 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 availability 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
Date of notification: 22/11/2016
  • India

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. 

Departmente of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare


Updated number of accessions: 26,523
Date of notification: 12/08/2016
  • 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, sont disponibles dans le Système Multilatéral.


Updated number of accessions: 16479
Date of notification: 14/04/2016
  • Uganda

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 available  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
Date of notification: 24/11/2015
  • Costa Rica

Instituto Nacional de Innovación y Transferencia en Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA) - Costa Rica

El INTA de Costa Rica ha enviado una notificación al Secretario del Tratado informando de las colecciones de material disponibles en el Sistema multilateral del Tratado.  Estas colecciones, que se encuentran en varias estaciones experimentales, incluyen materiales de arroz, camote, maíz, musa sp., ñame, papa, tomate y yuca.


Date of notification: 14/10/2015
Website: INTA
  • Bhutan

National Plant Gene Bank

Bhutan has endorsed sixty (60) accessions of rice germplasm from the National Plant Gene Bank at NBC that are available in the Multilateral System (MLS) of ITPGRFA


Updated number of accessions: 60
Date of notification: 18/09/2015
  • 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
Date of notification: 10/08/2015
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