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San José, Costa Rica, 31 May 2018 – Thanks to the work of genebank managers and data curators, the International Treaty’s Global Information System (GLIS) is fast developing into a valuable global entry point to crop genetic resources from around...
Visiting Small Farmers Nairobi, Kenya & Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, 9-13 April 2018 – The European Union has been partnering with the International Treaty’s Benefit-sharing Fund to support farmers in Africa and elsewhere cope with the impact of climate change...
Norway is funding the “Local Seed Restoration Project” of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Malawi. Hanne Blafjelldal, a high-ranking Norwegian government officer says: “The goal is to use local seeds, which are important in mitigating the effects...
Representatives from all over the world met in Kigali the first week in November for the 7th Governing Body meeting to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. The three parties involved in the Svalbard Global...
A successful side session on the 2018 IPPC annual theme “Plant Health and Environmental Protection” was held at FAO Headquarters in Rome on Monday 16 April at the margins of the thirteenth session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-13)....

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