PGRFA

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PGRFAPlant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
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This is what the Global Information System on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture will be," said Robert Zeigler, Director General of IRRI.
He is currently also Senior Technical Advisor to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.
More/MN/FS Muscat, Sep 24 (ONA) The fifth meeting of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) kicked off at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel today.
The bill's objectives are the conservation and sustainable use of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits derived from their use
for sustainable agriculture and food security from major crops and fodder.
2 The Contracting Parties agree that the responsibility for realizing Farmers' Rights, as they relate to plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, rests with national governments.
23) The Multilateral System can also apply, on a voluntary basis, to plant genetic resources for food and agriculture ("PGRFAs") held by "natural and legal persons" within the jurisdiction of the contracting parties, and to those held in international institutions other than the CGIAR with which the Governing Body for the International Treaty ("IT") will have concluded agreements for the purposes of the International Treaty.
The European Commission and the Member States participated in the negotiations that resulted in a new International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, officially adopted at the FAO Conference on November 3, 2001 in Rome.
The meeting in Rome confirmed the Trust's critical role in implementing the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.
During the session, the Cabinet also approved issuance of a federal draft law on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.
Lightbourne (an in-house legal counsel with the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France) argues that the United Nations' Food and Agricultural Organization's International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture can serve as a bridge between two conflicting stances regarding access, benefit-sharing, agricultural negotiations, and intellectual property rights in agriculture.
On June 29, the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture went into effect to protect crop biodiversity.
At its 15 November 1999 meeting, the EU's Farm Council adopted political guidelines for the EU to put together its negotiating position for the review of the International Undertaking on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture by the FAO's Committee for Plant Resources for Food and Agriculture and instructed the FAO Co-ordination Group to prepare for the talks and report back to COREPER and the Farm Council.
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