Implementing the Nagoya Protocol by national legislation in the countries of Europe, statement, asking the European Commission and the Member States to support the adoption of uniform legislation across Europe for the exchange and use of Plant Genetic Resources by applying the multilateral system enshrined in the FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA). In this way these resources would be subject to the standardized material transfer agreement procedures, which are considered of key importance to sustain future research and breeding activities.
- Register now for the EC Info Days on the Horizon Europe Work Programme 2022 cluster 6 ‘Food, bioeconomy, natural resources, agriculture and environment’ on 25-26.10.2021 11/10/2021
- Register for the 6th EPSO Seminar for the Plant Science community – the 21st October seminar will focus on “Evolution of Plants for Life on Land” 05/10/2021
- Genome editing – Improving legislation and starting flagships to better address climate, environmental, food and health challenges 04/10/2021