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The ITPGRFA: An Interview with Mr Kent Nnadozie (Part II)

09/01/2019

The ITPGRFA has a number of important global mechanisms available to its Contracting Parties. These include (i) the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-sharing and (ii) the Global Information System, both of which are constantly growing and easily accessible to all Contracting Parties.

The ITPGRFA’s Multilateral System currently has over 2.1 million samples of plant genetic material, available to Contracting Parties for easy access and exchange so that they can conduct research and grow food for the growing world population.

 

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