Bijeenkomst

Exploring the need for specific measures for access and benefit-sharing of animal genetic resources for food and agriculture

Organisator Centre for Genetic Resources, The Netherlands
Datum

wo 8 december 2010 tot vr 10 december 2010

On 8 – 10 December 2010 Centre for Genetic Resources, the Netherlands (CGN) organized an international expert workshop in Wageningen, the Netherlands. The meeting was sponsored by Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, the Netherlands, Norwegian Ministry for Agriculture and Food and the Federal Office for Agriculture, Switzerland.

The objectives of this workshop were:

  • To better understand major factors driving the international exchange of animal genetic resources for food and agriculture
  • To Identify potential impacts of the adoption of a Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing on the exchange and use of animal genetic resources for food and agriculture 
  • To explore the need and options for appropriate sectoral measures for Access and Benefit-Sharing regarding animal genetic resources for food and agriculture

Participants were invited from the following sectors:

  • (government) policy makers
  • public research and breeding
  • private research and breeding
  • farmers’ organizations and other NGOs

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