Cultivos para el siglo XXI

A blog post on EL PAÍS for the International seminar on 21st century crops

Una entrada de blog en EL PAÍS con referencia al Seminario internacional sobre cultivos del siglo 21

International seminar on 21st century crops

“Old and new crops to meet the challenges of the XXIst century” / “Cultivos del pasado y nuevos cultivos para afrontar los retos del siglo XXI”

A high level international symposium dealing with Neglected and Underutilised species is being organised in the city of Cordoba, Spain on
10 to 13 December 2012

Guidelines for the conservation and characterization of plant, animal and microbial biodiversity.

Presentazione delle Linee Guida sulla Biodiversità agricola, Piano Nazionale sulla Biodiversità di interesse agricolo il 21 Novembre 2012 a Bologna

The Guidelines for the conservation and characterization of plant, animal and microbial biodiversity of interest to agriculture in Italy will be presented on 21 November in Bologna, Italy

Guidelines for the conservation and characterization of plant, animal and microbial biodiversity of interest to agriculture – Italy

Protection of biodiversity has gained strategic importance at both the national and international level.
In the last few years Italy, aware of its role, gave way to a series of actions with the objective to share and agree between State, Regions and Autonomous Provinces agri-environmental strategies.
Read more in English and Italian about the guidelines that take into account the protection of plant and animal biodiversity as well as food-related microbial and soil diversity.

Agreements of the Biosafety Meeting at COP11

The sixth meeting of the governing body of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity took place from 1- 5 October in Hyderabad, India. Agreements have been made on risk assessment and the movement of living modified organism (LMOs) as well as on conducting further research on socioeconomic issues associated with […]

Genetic Resources Policy blog

The Genetic Resources Policy blog, initiated in February 2012, features a new project supporting implementation of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture in a number of countries. The blog focuses mainly on issues related to the multilateral system of access and benefit-sharing in the project countries, and makes links to […]