NSP - National Focal Points
 
Officially appointed National Focal Points for monitoring the implementation of the Second Global plan of Action for PGRFA and for the preparation of country reports for The Third Report on the State of the World's Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Circular State Letters of confirmation/nomination of National Focal Points for monitoring the Second Global Plan of Action for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and the preparation of country reports for The Third Report on the State of the World's Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture:
CSL C/AGP-30 (April, 2020) AR EN FR RU SP
CSL C/CBD-10 (June, 2019) AR EN FR RU SP
CSL C/CBD-7 (May, 2017) AR EN FR RU SP
CSL C/X/AGP/GPA-14 (August, 2013) AR EN FR SP
Country Name Position Institution Address Phone Email Date
Afghanistan Mr Qudratullah Soofizada Director of Agriculture Research Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Jamal Mina Opposite Kabul University, Kabul +93 700595938 [email protected] 03/02/2017
Albania Mr Belul Gixhari Responsable for Plant Genetic Resources Documentation Albanian Gene Bank Tirana +355 69211225 [email protected] 05/02/2013
Algeria Mr Salah Chouaki Directeur Adjoint Institut national de la recherche agronomique (INRAA) 2, Av. des Frères Oudek, Hassen-Badi, 16200 El Harrach +213 023828569 [email protected] 19/06/2017
Andorra  
Angola  
Antigua and Barbuda  
Argentina Sra. Paula Cecilia Calvo Instituto de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA). EEA Alto Valle Ruta 22 km 1190 CP 8332, Allen, Provincia de Río Negro. CC782 (8332) General Roca, Río Negro. +54-298-4439000 [email protected] 04/11/2019
Sra. Mariana Jimena Ferreyra Alternate Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA). EEA Salta. Ruta 68 Km 172 Cerrillos. CP 4403, Salta. +54-387- 4902081/87 interno 274 [email protected] 04/11/2019
Armenia Mr Arthur Baghdasaryan  Head of Land Utilization and Melioration Department  Ministry of Agriculture Government Building 3, Republic Square, Yerevan  +37410 297435 [email protected] 09/10/2013
Australia Ms Laura Holdstock Senior Policy Officer, Multilateral Economic Section (FAO) Australian Government, Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment 18 Marcus Clarke Street, GPO Box 858, Canberra ACT 2601  +61 2 6272 4740 [email protected] 21/12/2022
Mrs. Susan Hardcastle Assistant Director, Multilateral Agriculture Policy, Trade and Market Access Division +61 2 6272 3741 [email protected]
Austria Mr Phillip Judex Director, International Agriculture and Trade Policy Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Regions and Water Management Stubenring 12, 1010 Vienna  +43 1 71100 602955 [email protected] 06/02/2022
Azerbaijan Mr Zeynal Akparov Director, Genetic Resources Institute National Academy of Sciences     [email protected] 06/10/2015
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh Mr Md Abdus Salam Principal Scientific Officer (Crops) Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council Farmgate, Dhaka-1215 +88-02-8110665 [email protected] 23/03/2015
Barbados
Belarus Mr Fiodar Pryvalov Director General Research and Practical Center for Arable Farming, National Academy of Sciences Timiryazev st. 1, 222160 Zhodino, Minsk Region +3751797033 [email protected] 31/01/2018
Belgium Ms Laurence Chateau National Focal Point Service Public de Wallonie - Agriculture, ressources naturelles et environnement
Département du Développement, de la Ruralité, des Cours d'eau et du Bien-être animal, Direction de la qualité et du bien-être animal
Chaussée de Louvain 14, 5000 Namur [email protected] 26/03/2024
Ms Audrey De Coster National Focal Point Flemish Government
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Koning Albert II-laan 35 bus 40, Brussels +32 470304388 [email protected] 26/03/2024
Belize
Benin Mme Iliyath Akankè Bello Docteur en gènètique et en sèlection vègètale / Responsable Sous-Programme Recherche Rizicole au Centre de Recherches Agricoles Sud de l'INRAB Institut National des Recherches Agricoles du Bénin (INRAB) (00229) 97579013 [email protected] 09/06/2021
Bhutan Ms Asta Tamang Principal Biodiversity Officer National Biodiversity Center  P.O Box 875, Thimphu [email protected] 20/02/2015
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Sr. José R. Campero Marañon, MSc. Responsable de la Unidad de Recursos Genéticos Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agropecuaria y Forestal   +591 777 00041 [email protected]; [email protected] 12/12/2018
Alternate: Sr. Félix Marza Mamani Director Nacional de Inovación Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agropecuaria y Forestal +591 673 46671 [email protected] 12/12/2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina Dr. Đurić Gordana Institute of Genetic Resources, University of Banja Luka +387 51348080;348081 [email protected]
Botswana Ms Tiny Mpho Motlhaodi Head of National Plant Genetic Resources Centre Department of Agricultural Research P/bag 0033 Gaborone +267 366 8112 [email protected] 09/06/2017
Brazil Ms Aluana Gonçalves de Abreu Plant Germplasm Curatorships Supervisor Embrapa Genetic Resources and Biotechnology Parque Estação Biológica (PqEB), Avenida W5 Norte (final), Brasília-DF +55 (61) 3448-4890 [email protected] 10/03/2021
Brunei Darussalam
Bulgaria Ms Katya Uzundzhalieva Director Institute for Plant Genetic Resources "K.Malkov" Sadovo 2 Druzhba str. 4122, Sadovo city - Bulgaria +359 32629926 [email protected] 20/01/2020
Burkina Faso M. Mahamadi Ouédraogo Chef de Dèpartement des Ressources Phytogénétiques Agricoles Institut National de l'Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles; Commission Nationale de Gestion des Ressources Phytogénétiques (CONAGREP) 01 BP 8645 [email protected] 30/05/2017
Burundi
Cabo Verde Ms Nora Helena Ramos Silva Instituto Nacional de Investigação e Desenvolvimento Agrário (INIDA) CP 84, São Jorge dos Órgãos [email protected]; [email protected] 26/08/2021
Cambodia Ms Sophany Sakhan Deputy Director Cambodian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) PO Box 01, National Road N.3, Prateah Lang, Dangkor, Phnom Penn +855 12886619; +855 11886619 [email protected] 27/07/2017
Cameroon Mme Gertrude Ngo Bahoya Mbom Ingénieur d'Études n.1 Sous-Direction de la Réglementation des Semences et de la Quarantaine Végétale + 237 677 58 18 61 [email protected] 25/06/2020
Canada Mr Axel Diederichsen Curator, Research Scientist, National Plant Germplasm Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Room P 104, 107 Science Place, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 0X2 Phone: +1 (306) 385-9465 [email protected] 31/07/2017
Central African Republic Mme. Fatime Martine Directrice de la Sécurité Alimentaire et de la Nutrition Ministère de l'Agriculture et du Développement Rural (MADR)  +236 75518960 [email protected] 09/04/2018
Chad M. Gapili Naoura Chargé de Recherche Institut Tchadien de Recherche Agronomique pour le Developpement BP 5400 ITRAD N'Djamena +235 66574515 [email protected] 08/02/2021
Chile Sra. Teresa  Agüero Teare Encargada asuntos ambientales, recursos genéticos y bioseguridad Oficina de Estudios y Políticas Agrarias - ODEPA, Ministerio de Agricultura Teatinos 40, piso 8, Santiago  +562 23973039 [email protected] 20/02/2024
Alterno: Sr. Christian Alfaro Jara Subdirector Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, Ministerio Agricultura Santiago [email protected] 20/02/2024
China Ms Sun Wen Principal Staff Member, Department of Seed Management Ministry of Agriculture No.11 Nongzhanguan Nanli, Beijin 100125  +86 10 59193186 [email protected] 25/01/2021
Colombia Sra. Carolina González Almario Jefe de Departamento Departamento de Agrobiodiversidad de nuestra Corporación de Investigación Agropecuaria-Agrosavia [email protected] 16/07/2020
Comoros
Congo M. Guy Romain Aimé Kombo Chef de Division expérimentation Centre de Vulgarisation des Techniques Agricoles, Ministère de l'Agriculture, de l'Elevage et de la Pêche Brazzaville [email protected] 01/10/2020
Cook Islands Mr William Wigmore Director of Research Ministry of Agriculture PO Box 96, Rarotonga  +682 28711; +682 79306 [email protected] 19/10/2013
Costa Rica Sr. Nevio Bonilla Morales Funcionario Instituto Nacional de Innovación y Transferencia de Tecnología Agropecuaria y miembro de la Comisión Nacional de Recuros Fitogenéticos (CONAREFI) San José (+506) 83798524 [email protected] 29/08/2019
Croatia Ms Ivana Dugalić Croatian Center for Agriculture, Food and Affairs, Institute for Seed Seedlings 31000 Osijek, Usorska 19, Brijest + 385 31 275 717 [email protected] 04/05/2018
Cuba Sra. C. Lianne Fernandez Granda Jefa del Grupo de Recursos, Fitogenéticos y Mejoramento Vegetal Instituto de Investigaciones Fundamentales en la Agricultura Tropical (INIFAT) Calle 1, esquina 2, Santiago de las Vegas, Boyeros, La Habana CP17200  +537 6830098  [email protected]; [email protected] 02/09/2013
Cyprus Mr Marinos Markou First Agriculture Research Officer Agriculture Research Institute P.O.Box 22016, 1516 Nicosia  +35 722403119 [email protected] 30/08/2019
Czechia Mr Vojtech Holubec Head of Gene Bank, National Coordinator for PGR, Head of National PGR Board, Curator of CWR, Triticeae Crop Research Institute Drnovska 507/73, 161 06 Prague 6, Ruzyne   +420 233022497 [email protected] 01/07/2020
Côte d'Ivoire M. Kouadio Maxime Esso Sous-directeur de la Recherche Agricole Ministère de l'Agriculture et du Developpement Rural 30 BP 247, Abidjan 30  +225 07 35 69 80 [email protected] 01/07/2020
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Democratic Republic of the Congo M. Godefroid Kabala Ilunga Direction de Protection des Végétaux, Ministère de l'Agriculture [email protected] 27/02/2024
Denmark Ms Birgitte Lund Scientific Adviser, Department of Environment and Biodiversity Ministry of Environment and Food, The Danish Agricultural Agency Nyropsgade 30, DK-1780, Copenhagen  +45 45263760 [email protected] 24/06/2020
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic Sr. Domingo Rengifo  Investigador Titular  Instituto Dominicano de Investigaciones Agropecuarias y Forestales Av. Imbert # 5, La Vega  +809 2422144; +809 2233505 [email protected];[email protected]; [email protected] 25/10/2013
Ecuador Sr. Cesar Tapia Resposable del Departamento Nacional de Recursor Fitogenéticos Instituto Nacional Autónomo de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIAP) Avs. Eloy Alfaro N. 30-350 y Amazonas   +593 22528650  [email protected] 10/08/2017
Egypt Ms Neveen Abdel Fattah Hassan Director National Gene Bank of Egypt 9 Gamaa St., Giza PO Box 12619   +20 1143485555 [email protected] 11/05/2018
El Salvador Ms Linden Lissette Arias Ingeniera agricola Centro Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria y Forestal "Enrique Álvarez Córdova" (CENTA) +503 2497-7206 [email protected] 13/07/2020
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea Mr Amanuel  Mahdere Zerezghi Director, Genetic Resources Division National Agricultural Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture PO Box 4627, Asmara   +291 108600003; +291 07180770 [email protected] 19/09/2013
Estonia Ms Külli Annamaa Head of the Genebank Centre of Estonian Rural Research and Knowledge (METK) J. Aamisepa 1, 48309 Jõgeva [email protected] 16/01/2023
Eswatini Mr Thembinkosi Gumedze Senior Research Officer Department of Agricultural Research and Specialist Services tel. +268 25274071 [email protected] 04/05/2020
Ethiopia Mr Melesse Mario Salamo Director General Ethiopian Institute of Biodiversity P.O. Box 30726, Addis Ababa tel. +251116615607; fax +251116613722 [email protected] 10/05/2017
Faroe Islands
Fiji Mr Ropate Senibic iLigairi Permanent Secretary for Agriculture Ministry of Agriculture Private Mail Bag, Raiwaqa, Suva  +679 3384233 ext. 275 [email protected]; [email protected] 30/08/2013
Finland Ms Johanna Nykyri Senior Specialist, D.Sc. (Agric. and forestry) Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry P.O. Box 30, 00023 Government, Finland +358 (0) 295162452 [email protected] 18/09/2023
Ms Elina Kiviharju Ph.D. Principal Research Scientist, Coordinator of the Finnish National Plant Genetic Resources Programme Natural Resources Institute Finland Myllytie 1, FIN-31600 Jokioinen [email protected] 18/09/2023
France Mme. Andrée Sontot Secrétariat général des affaires européennes, Comité interministériel à l'alimentation et à l'agriculture (SGAE-CIAA) 68 rue de Bellechasse, 75007 Paris  [email protected] 23/12/2022
Alternate: Mme. Mariem Omrani Chargée d'études semences et ressources phytogénétiques, Bureau des semences et de la protection intégrée des cultures, Direction générale de l'alimentation Ministère de l'agriculture et de l'alimentation 251, rue de Vaugirard, 75732 Paris Cedex 15  +33(0)149555457 [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected] 23/12/2022
Gabon
Gambia Mr Lamin B. Sonko Director General National Agricultural Research Institute [email protected] 28/07/2020
Georgia Mr Levan Ujmajuridze Director Scientific Research Center of Agriculture Marshal Gelovani ave #6 Tbilisi 0159 +995 322053500 [email protected]; [email protected] 05/08/2019
Alternate: Ms Tamar Jinjikhadze Head Standardization and Certification Department Plant Genetic Resources Center, Scientific Research Center of Agriculture   +995 593256267 [email protected]; [email protected] 01/02/2019
Germany Ms Imke Thormann Federal Office of Agriculture and Food Deichmanns Aue 29, DE-53179 Bonn +49 (0)228 68453438 [email protected] 30/08/2019
Ghana Mr Daniel Ashie Kotey Acting Director Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research   +233 (0) 200 41 9191 [email protected] 29/11/2023
Greece Ms Maria Papaefthimiou Administrator - Sientific Officer Ministry of Rural Development and Food Directorate of Spatial Planning, Environment and Climate Change, 207 Patision Avenue, P.O. 11253, Athens, Greece +30 2102128179 23/04/2019
Alternate: Ms Parthenopi Ralli Agronomist, MSc, PhD, Assistant Researcher Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER, Directorate General of Agricultural Research, Institute of Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources Thermi-Thessaloniki 57001  +30 2310471110 (int. 0 177) [email protected] 23/04/2019
Grenada
Guatemala Sr. Mauricio Hernández de la Parra Jefe Departamento de Biotecnología y Coordinador Nacional de Recursos Fitogenéticos Dirección de Fitozoogenética y Recursos Nativos, Viceministerio de Sanidad Agropecuaria y Regulaciones, Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería y Alimentación 7ª. Av. 12-90 zona 13 Guatemala, Guatemala, C.A + (502) 2413-7468 [email protected] 30/08/2017
Guinea M. Mamadou Laho Barry Chercheur Institut de Recherche Agronomique de Guinée (IRAG)  +224 628176241; +224 666575745 [email protected] 30/07/2020
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana Mr David Bartholomew Fredericks Chief Research Scientist National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) Agriculture Road, Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara 414221H  +592 6085903 [email protected] 13/04/2021
Haiti
Honduras Sra. Elizabeth Santacreo Jefe de Unidad de Frutales, Dirección de Ciencia y Tecnología Agropecuaria (DICTA) Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería (SAG) Colonia Loma Linda, Avenida La FAO, Boulevard Centroamérica, Tegucigalpa [email protected]
Hungary Ms Borbála Baktay Director General National Biodiversity and Gene Conservation Center [email protected] 31/07/2019
Mr Levente Kőrösi Head Department of Biodiversity and Gene Conservation, Ministry of Agriculture   [email protected] 31/07/2019
Iceland
India Mr Shri R. K. Singh Joint Secretary (Seeds) to the Government of India Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture & Cooperation Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi 110 001   +233 81503; + 9899772227 [email protected] 10/10/2013
Indonesia Mr Sustiprijatno Deputy Director, Division of Collaboration and Dissemination Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD) +62251 8338820 / 8333440 [email protected]; [email protected] 01/07/2020
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Mr Behzad Sorkhi Head, National Plant Gene Bank Seed and Plant Improvement Institute (SPII) Shahid Fahmideh Bldv., Karaj + 98 2632701260 [email protected]; [email protected] 28/05/2015
Iraq Mr Farqad Mohammed Khadhim Al Dabagh Head of Senior Agricultural Engineers Seeds Examination and Certification Department, Iraqui Ministry of Agriculture  +964 7703486225 [email protected] 18/12/2013
Ireland Mr James Quirke Agricultural Inspector, Crop Policy, Evaluation & Certification Division Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine Backweston Farm, Leixlip, Co. Kildare, W23AE3V +353 (0)1 6302906 [email protected] 21/10/2022
Israel
Italy Mr Ignazio Verde Senior researcher CREA OFA - Centro di ricerca Olivicoltura, Frutticoultura e Agrumicoltura Via Fioranello, 52, Rome 00134  +36 06 79348183 [email protected] 03/11/2020
Ms Petra Engel Technical assistant CREA - Ufficio Affari instituzionali e relazioni internazionali Via Po 14, Rome 00198  +36 06 47836 681 [email protected] 03/11/2020
Jamaica Ms Carla Douglas Senior Research Director Research and Development Division, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries  Bodles Research Station, Old Harbour Saint Catherine  +876 8650483 [email protected]; [email protected]
Japan Ms Shihomi Uzuhashi Assistant Director for Genetic Resources, Research Policy Planning Division Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council Secretariat, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of Japan 1-2-1 Kasumigaseki Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8950, Japan +81-3-3502-7436 [email protected] 02/06/2022
Alternate: Ms Akane Takezaki Head, International Relations Section, Strategic Planning Headquarters National Agriculture and Food Research Organization 3-1-1 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8517, Japan +81 29 8386747 [email protected]  02/06/2022
Jordan Mr Khaled Abulaila Director of Plant Biodiversity and Genetic Resources National Agricultural Research Center (NARC) P.O. Box 639 Baqa'a Tel. +962 6 4725071; Mob. +962 2796602987 [email protected] 14/07/2019
Kazakhstan
Kenya Mr Desterio Nyamongo Director Genetic Resources Research Institute, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) P.O. Box 30148 00100 Nairobi Kenya  +254 20 2519701/ 725 234249 [email protected]; [email protected] 14/09/2015
Kiribati
Kuwait Ms Fadila Ayesh Al-Salameen Research Scientist Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR)     [email protected] 06/10/2015
Kyrgyzstan Mr Aydaraliev Taalaibek Alimbekovich Director of the Department for Examination of Crops Ministry of Agriculture, Food Industry and Land Reclamation   +0312 544197/0555 210909 [email protected] 19/06/2020
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Latvia Mr Ruņģis Dainis Edgars Head of Genetic Resource Centre  Ministry of Agriculture Republikas laukums 2, Rīga, LV-1981 +371 28344201 [email protected]  23/03/2015
Lebanon Mr Ali Chehade Research Engineer, Plant Biotechnology Department Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute Tal Amara Rayak, Zahle, Lebanon +961 8 900037 [email protected] 18/10/2017
Ms Joêlle Breidy Head, Genebank Unit Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute Zahle, Lebanon +9618900037 [email protected] 12/07/2019
Lesotho
Liberia Ms Nataline Baysah Ingénieur agronome sélectionneur spécialiste des semences Central Agricultural Research Institute Suakoko, Bong County  +231 880728332  [email protected] 27/09/2013
Libya Mr Mustafa Elaghel Director National bank for plant genetic resources Tripoli - Libya +218 4637308; Mobile Number: +218 8926487642 [email protected] 31/05/2017
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Madagascar Mme. Herizo Lalaina Rakotoarisoa Chercheur sur les ressources phytogénétiques Centre National de Recherche Appliquée au Développement Rural (FOFIFA) Ampandrianomby Route d'Andraisoro, BP 1690, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar +261 344941102 [email protected] 05/10/2020
Malawi Mr Lawrent Pungulani Curator Malawi Plant Genetic Resource Centre P.O. Box 158, Lilongwe  +265 01707219 [email protected] 02/07/2012
Malaysia Mr Mohd Norfaizal Bin Ghazalli Deputy Director of Agrobiodiversity Resources Use and Conservation Programme (BE2) Agrobiodiversity and Environment Research Centre, Malaysia Agriculture Research and Development Institute (MARDI) Ibu Pejabat MARDI, Persiaran MARDI-UPM, 43400 Serdang, Selangor +603-89536302 [email protected] 21/07/2023
Maldives
Mali M. Alfousseiny Maïga Chercheur Programme sorgho. Institut d'économie rurale (IER), Station de Sotuba  +223 76037117 [email protected] 10/03/2023
Malta Ms Petra Azzopardi Scientific Officer Plant Protection Directorate, Plant Biotechnology Centre 110, Triq Annibale Preca, Lija LJA 1915 +356 22926568 [email protected] 11/04/2023
Marshall Islands
Mauritania M. Sidi Beghah Directeur Adjoint de la Direction de Développement des Filières et du Conseil Agricole (DDFCA) Ministère du Développment Rural Nouakchott-R.I.   +222 22738434 [email protected] 29/09/2020
Mauritius
Mexico Dr. Leobigildo Córdova Téllez Director General Servicio Nacional de Inspección y Certificación de Semillas (SNICS) Av. Guillermo Pérez Valenzuela No.127, Del Carmen, Coyoacán, Ciudad de México, CP 04100 +5255 41960535 [email protected] 05/09/2023
Alternate: Dra. Nancy Yazmín Hernández Nicolás Directora de Recursos Fitogenéticos para la Alimentación y la Agricultura Servicio Nacional de Inspección y Certificación de Semillas (SNICS) Av. Guillermo Pérez Valenzuela No.127, Del Carmen, Coyoacán, Ciudad de México, CP 04100 +5255 36220667 al 70 [email protected]  15/12/2020
Micronesia (Federated States of)
Monaco
Mongolia Mr Bayarusukh Noov General Director Plant Science and Agriculture, Research Institute Darkhan-Uul  +976 1170378826; +976 99014174 [email protected] 05/11/2013
Montenegro
Morocco M. Ali Sahri Responsable de la caractérisation des accessions de la banque de gène Centre Régional de la Recherche Agronomique de Settat, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) Route tertiaire 1406 Settat Phone: +212 523729300 [email protected] 14/12/2020
Mozambique
Myanmar Mr Minn San Thein Deputy Director and Head of Myanmar Seed Bank, Department of Agricultural Research (DAR) Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation DAR Compound, Yezin. P.O.Box. 15013, Nay Pyi Taw Tel. +95 9 49208124 [email protected] 02/06/2020
Namibia Ms Remmie Hilukwa Senior Forester and Curator National Plant Genetic Resources Centre, National Botanical Research Institute - Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry P/bag 13184 Windhoek  +264 612022010 [email protected] 31/07/2017
Nauru
Nepal Mr Hari Bahadur K.C. Joint Secretary Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD); Food Security, Agri Business Promotion and Environment Division Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal +977 14211915 Cell: +977 9841401287 [email protected] 18/06/2020
Netherlands Mr Martin Brink Centre for Genetic Resources, the Netherlands (CGN) Wageningen University and Research Centre P.O. Box 16, 6700 AA Wageningen Tel: +31 317 483520 [email protected] 04/11/2016
New Zealand
Nicaragua Sr. Alejandro Maradiaga Parriles Director de Sanidad Vegetal y Semillas Instituto de Protección y Sanidad Agropecuaria Managua [email protected] 02/07/2020
Niger M. Issa Zakari Mahaman Mourtala Assistant banque de gènes Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique du Niger (INRAN) Cerra Kollo BP 60 Tel: (00227) 96498520 / 90402624 [email protected] 07/02/2017
Nigeria Mr Sunday E. Aladele Director/Chief Executive Officer and Genebank Curator National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NCGRAB) P.M.B. 5382, Moor Plantation, Ibadan  +234 8038074937 [email protected]; [email protected] 23/03/2020
Niue
North Macedonia
Norway Ms Linn Borgen Nilsen Senior advisor Norwegian Genetic Resource Centre, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research Pb 115, NO-1431 Ås  +47 41388502 [email protected] 16/06/2021
Oman Ms Safaa Alfarsi Head of seed research and plant genetic resources section, Directorate general of agriculture and livestock research Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources Muscat Office tel.+968 99342950 [email protected] 20/11/2020
Pakistan Dr Asif Javaid Director PGRI Bio-resources Conservation Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre Islamabad-45500 [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected] 06/12/2022
Alternate: Dr. Shakeel Jatoi Curator Genebank Bio-resources Conservation Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre Islamabad-45500 [email protected] 06/12/2022
Alternate: Dr. Nadar Khan PL PGRP Bio-resources Conservation Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre Islamabad-45500 [email protected] 06/12/2022
Palau
Panama Sr. Omar Alfaro Investigador Recursos Genéticos Vegetales División de Mejoramiento Genético, Instituto de Investigación Agropecuaria de Panamá (IDIAP) Panamá (507) 248 5585 [email protected] 01/05/2015
Papua New Guinea Mr. Nelson Simbiken Director General National Agricultural Research Institute Sir Alkan Tololo Research Centre, Okuk Highway, 10-mile, PO Box 4415, Lae 411 +675 4784100 [email protected] 13/09/2023
Paraguay Sr. Santiago Bertoni Ingeniero agrónomo Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería Yegros e/ 25 de Mayo y Cerro Corá, Edificio San Rafael +595 21447250 [email protected] 18/09/2013
Alternate: Sr. Enrique Robledo Ingeniero agrónomo  Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería Yegros e/ 25 de Mayo y Cerro Corá, Edificio San Rafael  +595 21575003> [email protected] 18/09/2013
Peru Sra. Elizabeth Fernández Huaytalla Especialista Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agraria (INIA) Avenida la Molina 1981, La Molina, Lima 15024, Peru [email protected] 13/06/2023
Alternate: Sra. Dina Lida Gutiérrez Reynoso Director General de Recursos Genéticos y Biotecnología Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agraria (INIA) Avenida la Molina 1981, La Molina, Lima 15024, Peru [email protected] 13/06/2023
Philippines Mr George Y. Culaste Director Bureau of Plant Industry, Department of Agriculture 692 San Andres Street, Malate, Manila  +632-5257909 [email protected] 06/09/2017
CC: Ms Amparo C. Ampil Food Agriculture and Fisheries Policy Division, Policy Research Service, Department of Agriculture Manila [email protected] 06/09/2017
Poland Ms Dorota Nowosielska Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Department of Climate and Environment, Biodiversity and Protein Safety Unit 30, Wspólna Street 00-930 Warsaw  +48 022 6232612; +48 022 6231781 [email protected] 15/05/2020
Portugal Sra. Ana Maria Barata Head of Portuguese Plant Germoplasm Bank Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária (INIAV) BPGV São Pedro de Merelim 4700-859 Braga [email protected] 04/11/2019
Qatar Ms Aisha Dasmal Al Kuwari Head of the Genetic Resources Section Agricultural Research Department, Ministry of Municipality and Environment P.O Box: 2727 - Doha +974 55522174 - +974 44261287 [email protected] 30/06/2021
Republic of Korea
Republic of Moldova Ms Gabriela Romanciuc Senior Scientific Researcher Insitute of Genetics, Physiology and Plant Protection Chisinau  +373 22211308 [email protected] 28/07/2021
Mr Anatol Ganea Doctor in Biology, Associated Professor, Head of the Laboratory for Plant Genetic Resources Insitute of Genetics, Physiology and Plant Protection Chisinau [email protected] 12/06/2020
Romania Ms Silvia Strajeru National Coordinator on Vegetal Resources for Agriculture and Food The Central Laboratory for the Seeds and Propagating Material Quality Vegetal Gene Bank Suceava Bdul 1 Mai No.17, Postal Code 720224, Suceava   +40 230521016 [email protected]; [email protected] 24/10/2014
Russian Federation Ms Elena K. Khlestkina Acting Director N.I. Vavilov All-Russian Institute of PLant Genetic Resources (VIR) 42, B.Morskaya Str. St. Petersburg +7(812)3125161 [email protected] 20/06/2019
Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia Ms Hannah Dupal-Romain Senior Research Officer Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, Natural Resources and Co-operatives +758725-6335/468-5601 [email protected] 08/06/2020
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa Mr Tanu Toomata Assistant CEO, Crops Division Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Savalalo Rd, Apia [email protected] 28/02/2023
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia Mr Raed bin Ammar Alsufyani Deputy Director-General of the Seeds and Seedlings Centre Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture Riyadh +966568848057 [email protected] 15/06/2022
Senegal Mr Cheikh Alassane Fall Chercheur et Coordonnateur du Bureau de Gestion Génétique et Propriété intellectuelle Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles (ISRA) BP: 3120 Route des Hydrocarbures (Bel-Air) CP: 18523 Dakar   +221 33 8591778; +221 765972880 [email protected]; [email protected] 21/06/2021
Serbia Ms Milena Savić Ivanov Head of the Genebank Directorate for National Reference Laboratories, Ministry of Agriculture, Trade, Forestry and Water Management 11 080 Belgrade +381113772081 [email protected] 17/09/2015
Seychelles Mr Keven Nancy Principal Officer (Director)  Research and Development Section, Seychelles Agricultural Agency  +248 2724850; +248 2574643 [email protected] 03/09/2013
Sierra Leone Mr John Solomon Kamara Director of Crops Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Food Security Brook Fields, Youyi building, Second floor, Freetown +232 76866768 [email protected] 17/07/2020
Singapore
Slovakia Mr Pavol Hauptvogel Director Research Institute of Land Production, National Agricultural and Food Centre Bratislava  +421 337947272 [email protected]
Slovenia Ms Joži J .Cvelbar Ministry of Agriculture and Environment Directorate  Dunajska cesta 22 SI-1000 Ljubljana  +386 14789118 [email protected] 13/11/2013
Alternate: Mr Vladimir Meglic Agricultural Institute of Slovenia Hacquetova ulica 17 SI-1000 Ljubljana  +386 12805262 [email protected] 13/11/2013
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa Ms Noluthando Netnou-Nkoana Director: Genetic Resources Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Directorate Genetic Resources Private Bag X973 Pretoria 0001  +27 123196024 [email protected] 03/05/2016
South Sudan
Spain Sr. José Antonio Sobrino Mate Subdirector General de Medios de Producción Agrícolas y Oficina Española de Variedades Vegetales Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación C/ Almagro 33, 7ª planta, 28010 Madrid  Phone: +34 913476593 [email protected] 29/08/2019
Sri Lanka Ms Samanthi Kumari Wasala Additional Director, Head PGRC Plant Genetic Resources Centre, Department of Agriculture Gannoruwa, Peradeniya +94 718003296 [email protected] 16/08/2020
Sudan Mr Ibrahim Mohamed El Tahir Director Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources Conservation and Research Centre, Agricultural Research Corporation P. O. Box 126 Wad Medani PO Box 160 Tel.: +249-511-840031 (Office), +249-912536114 (Mobile) +597 8574097 [email protected] 16/07/2017
Suriname Ms Patricia Y. Milton M.Sc., Chairperson of Suriname's, National Plant Genetic Resources Commission Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Paramaribo Letita Vriesdelaan 8-10 PO Box 160  Tel: (597) 479112 ext. 1313 0r 1314 [email protected]; [email protected] 06/09/2017
Sweden Ms Karolina Åsman Senior adviser Swedish Board of Agriculture Kungsängsvägen 19, SE-753 23 Uppsala Tel. +46 (0)36-15 89 24 [email protected] 10/04/2024
Switzerland M. Christian Eigenmann Coordinateur Plan d'action national pour les ressources phytogénétiques  Départment Fédéral de l'Économie de la Formation et de la Recherche DEFR, Office Fédéral de l'Agriculture OFAG Schwarzenburgstrasse 165 CH-3003 Berne  +41 584651704 [email protected] 26/08/2019
Syrian Arab Republic Mr Hussein Al Zu'bi Director General General Commission for Scientific Agricultural Research (GCSAR) Quatli Street PO Box 113 Douma   +963 119746; +963 115743037  [email protected] 28/10/2013
Tajikistan Mr. Sharofiddin Karomatov Director Republican Center for Genetic Resources, Academy of Agricultural Sciences of Tajikistan +992 (37) 378804021 [email protected] 22/04/2020
Alternate: Mr Jobirov Shonazar Shohovich Researcher Crop Department of the Republican Center for Genetic Resources, Academy of Agricultural Sciences of Tajikistan +992 933 252 628 [email protected] 22/04/2020
Thailand Ms Duangduen Sripotar Senior Agricultural Research Specialist Plant Varieties Protection Office, Department of Agriculture Phochakorn Building, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900 [email protected] 24/08/2017
Timor-Leste
Togo M. Akla-Esso M'baw Arokoum Director de l'Agriculture Ministere de L'Agriculture, de l'Elevage et de la Pêche B.P. 385 Lomé  + +228 90 19 46 84 [email protected] 11/09/2013
Alternate: Mr Koffi Kombate Chercheur Istitut Togolais de Recherche Agronomique (ITRA), Ministere de L'Agriculture, de l'Elevage et de la Pêche B.P. 1163 Lomé  +228 19 46 84 [email protected] 11/09/2013
Tokelau
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago  
Tunisia Mme Mariem Bouhdida Chercheur Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique de Tunisie (INRAT) +216 98 368 447 [email protected] 30/07/2020
Türkiye Dr. Ms. Aysun Örçün Working Group Coordinator General Directorate of Agricultural Research and Policies (TAGEM), Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Üniversiteler Mah. Dumlupınar Bulvarı, Eskişehir Yolu 10. Km 06800 Çankaya, Ankara +90 312 307 6274 [email protected] 08/08/2022
Ms. Havva Merve Yilmaz Agricultural Engineer, Working Group on Biodiversity and Genetic Resources General Directorate of Agricultural Research and Policies (TAGEM), Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Üniversiteler Mah. Dumlupınar Bulvarı, Eskişehir Yolu 10. Km 06800 Çankaya, Ankara +90 312 307 6275 [email protected] 08/08/2022
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda Mr John Wasswa Mulumba Curator, Head Plant Genetic Resource Centre, National Agricultural Research Organization Berkeley Lane Plot 2-4, P.O Box 40, Entebbe +256-414-320638; +256-414-321070; cell:+256782671698 [email protected] 15/02/2016
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom Ms Rachel Davis SEO Policy Advisor, Genetic Resources Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Sterling House, Dix's Field, Exeter, EX1 1QA +020-80264347 [email protected] 23/10/2019
United Republic of Tanzania Ms Margaret Jonathan Mollel Principal Research Scientist and Curator National Plant Genetic Resources Center (NPGRC)     [email protected] 06/10/2015
United States of America Ms Cecilia Monclova Agricultural Science Advisor, Plant Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service USDA/ARS [email protected] 28/02/2023
Uruguay Sr Marcos Martínez Coordinador Unidad de campo natural Dirección General de Recursos Naturales de MGAP +598 99856871 [email protected] 05/08/2020
Uzbekistan Mr Ibraim Olimovich Khodjaev Head, International Relations Department Ministry of Agriculture +998 (99) 8299909 [email protected] 13/08/2020
Vanuatu
Venezuela Ms Margaret Gutiérrez Presidenta Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agropecuarias – INIA Av. Universidad, Vía el Limón, Al frente de la Zona Educativa, Maracay, Estado Aragua   [email protected]; [email protected]
Viet Nam Ms Nguyen Giang Thu Deputy Director General Department of Science, Technology and Environment (DOSTE) 0902261339 [email protected] 28/08/2020
Yemen Mr Ali Ahmed Al-Jarmouzi Maeen General Director National Genetic Resources Center  Dhamar  +967 6 423917; +967 772555669 [email protected] 22/04/2014
Zambia Mr Graybill Munkombwe Senior Agricultural Research Officer Zambia Agriculture Research Institute (ZARI) Private Bag 7, Chilanga   [email protected] 10/02/2020
Zimbabwe Mr Onismus Chipfunde Head Genetic Resources and Biotechnology Institute Harare Research Centre, Fifth Street Extension, P.O. Box CY550 Causeway, Harare +263 (0)718 714527/(0)773 041186 [email protected] 07/02/2024