CGRFA-15 Regular Session Updates






CGRFA-15 Regular Session, FAO, Rome, Italy / Photo credit: IISD Reporting Services

CGRFA-15 Regular Session, FAO, Rome, Italy / Photo credit: IISD Reporting Services

The 15th Regular Session of the FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA-15) is taking place this week, until Friday 23 January 2015, in FAO, Rome, Italy.

PAR participated in the Special event that took place last Friday 16 January 2015 on Food Security and Genetic Resources. You can read a report of that Special event here.

PAR also participated and facilitated the Saturday 17 January  Seminar “Towards The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture” .

PAR participated in the Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 January sessions on:

You can read a report of the Monday sessions and negotiations here.

Finally, PAR participated into the Monday side-event on “The role of agricultural biodiversity in national climate change adaptation planning: analysing NAPAs completed to date”. You can read the report of the related study on “Agricultural biodiversity in climate change adaptation planning: An analysis of the National Adaptation Programmes of Action“.

PAR is displaying some of its recent publications and a poster in the exhibition hall at FAO.

The full list of side-events is available here.

The annotated agenda and time table of the meeting is available here.

For more information on the meeting and access useful documents, please consult the CGRFA-15 Webpage here.

We welcome your comments about the CGRFA-15 meeting.