International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture


The grouping of Contracting Parties follows the list of the “FAO Member Nations by region for Council election”. The economic classification is elaborated with data from the World Bank. 

Data source: FAO Legal Office

As of 1 May 2020, the International Treaty had 147 Contracting Parties including one member organization.

Country Region Contracting Party Membership
161 Somalia Near East No
162 South Africa Africa No
163 South Sudan Africa Yes ACCESSION
164 Spain Europe Yes SIGNATURE
165 Sri Lanka Asia Yes ACCESSION
166 Sudan Near East Yes SIGNATURE
167 Suriname Latin America and the Caribbean No
168 Sweden Europe Yes SIGNATURE
169 Switzerland Europe Yes SIGNATURE
170 Syrian Arab Republic Near East Yes SIGNATURE
171 Tajikistan Near East No
172 Thailand Asia Only Signature
173 Timor-Leste Asia No
174 Togo Africa Yes SIGNATURE
175 Tonga South West Pacific Yes ACCESSION
176 Trinidad and Tobago Latin America and the Caribbean Yes ACCESSION
177 Tunisia Africa Yes SIGNATURE
178 Turkey Europe Yes SIGNATURE
179 Turkmenistan Near East No
180 Tuvalu South West Pacific Yes ACCESSION
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