13 Apr

Originally posted on CLIPnet:

Report of Planning Workshop, 6-10 February 2012

This information was taken from the “Genetic Resources Policy Blog”, and the Bioversity International website.

Last month Bioversity International hosted a meeting to discuss the policy, research and capacity development activities that research teams from Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Guatemala, Nepal, Rwanda and Uganda and partner organizations will jointly carry out for the project  “Strengthening national capacities to implement the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture”.  For more information read the meeting report.

The group will carry out common research, to support the country-level implementation processes, on: policy actors and networks; germplasm flows and interdependence; technology transfer; and farmers’ involvement and farmers’ rights.  You can follow their activities on the (new) blog:  Genetic Resources Policy Blog.

Bioversity is a joint partner with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Treaty Secretariat to assist countries, such as…

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