Guidelines: access and benefit sharing in research projects

Access and Benefit Sharing in Research Projects, the guidelines describe the type of agreements that can be used in different contexts and the most relevant provisions to be included in such agreements. They also provide models of agreements that can be adapted to particular situations.


CGRFA 30 years - logo

Meeting of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA). Amongst the topics discussed the State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources, animal and aquatic genetic resources and for the first time the state of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture.

Training on Plant genetic resources and seeds: community resilience in the face of change

Learning about PGR and seeds: community resilience in the face of change

The objective of the training is to enhance participants’ capabilities to associate CBM as an integrated strategy for managing genetic resources whilst promoting community resilience towards change.

An Interactive Atlas to Preserve Agricultural Biodiversity in Guatemala.

Scientists and stakeholders within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) s have developed an interactive atlas of wild plants in Guatemala that are closely related to crop plants. The atlas will make it easier to preserve plants with genes that may be vital to global food security. The Atlas of Guatemalan Crop Wild Relatives, accessible […]

International Consultant on development of the national agrobiodiversity strategy in Tajikistan

Apply for an international consultancy to work on the UNDP/GEF FSP project “Sustaining agricultural biodiversity in the face of climate change in Tajikistan”

Deadline for application: 29 April 2013