Global System for the Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Sustainable Agriculture
Set up within the framework of B-XB0971 - FAO. Also referred to as FAO Global System for the Conservation and Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources. No activities reported since 1999.
Ensure safe conservation, and promote unrestricted availability and sustainable utilization, of plant genetic resources - genes, genotypes and genepools at molecular, population, species and ecosystem level - for present and future generations.
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Basic institutional components: E-XE6950 - Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA); International Undertaking on Plant Genetic Resources, a non-binding agreement to ensure that plant genetic resources are explored, collected, conserved, evaluated, utilized and made available for plant breeding and other scientific purposes, qualified by 3 annexes negotiated through the Commission and unanimously endorsed by FAO member countries; other international agreements - 'Code of conduct for plant germplasm collecting and transfer', 'Code of conduct on biotechnology', 'Basic agreement on gene banks'; global mechanisms; global instruments.
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