International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

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The authors of this paper introduce preliminary results on quinoa population development with farmers in the Pacific Northwest region of the USA. They conclude that a global collaborative network on quinoa (GCN-Quinoa) could be the baseline for participatory plant breeding...
Subject area: Enhancing crop diversity for local needs
Subject category: Participatory plant breeding
Article or presentation Case study
This publication is an output of a national workshop on community seed banks (CSBs) in Nepal. The proceedings present conceptual, practical and policy issues concerning the establishment and management of CSBs. Lessons learned from the experiences in Nepal will be...
Subject area: Strengthening seed systems
Subject category: Community seed banks
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This study provides an overview of current trends in Geographical Indications (GIs) as they relate to biodiversity conservation and rural development, and their potential contributions to poverty, hunger alleviation and environmental goals. When peasant and indigenous producer organizations decide to...
Subject area: Promoting local crop diversity
Subject category: Developing the value chain
Case study Publication or report
The Strategic Action Plan to Strengthen the Conservation and Use of Mesoamerican Plant Genetic Resources in Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change (SAPM) is a ten-year road map to strengthen conservation, access and use of plant genetic resources in Mesoamerica, as...
Subject area: Policy development
Subject category: Strategies and action plans
Case study Publication or report
This report provides an overview of participatory plant breeding (PPB). It reviews the approach from both a technical and a social perspective and identifies the challenges for incorporating PPB in national plant breeding regimes. It draws on...
Subject area: Enhancing crop diversity for local needs
Subject category: Participatory plant breeding
Article or presentation Case study

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