Policy brief on sustainable use of plant genetic resources

 new strategies and partnerships for the sustainable use of plant genetic resources

Policy brief on new strategies and partnerships for the sustainable use of plant genetic resources

Bioversity International’s Policy Unit has developed a policy brief on new strategies and partnerships for the sustainable use of plant genetic resources.  The brief was presented to the Ad Hoc Technical Committee on the Sustainable Use of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (PGRFA)of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture when they met recently to develop their programme of work.

The brief uses case studies to show how farmers and community organizations are successfully collaborating with research organizations to strengthen diverse agricultural systems, including informal seed systems,  conserve and improve traditional crop varieties, and facilitate improved access to genetic diversity.  Read more. Download the PDF

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