The meeting will review the draft updated Global Plan of Action for the Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and the draft updated Genebank Standards. There will be discussions about Biotechnologies and the conservation and utilization of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture; Review of the Commission’s Multi-Year Programme of Work on Plant Genetic Resources; discussions regarding the Policy coherence and complementarity of the work of the Commission and the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculure; a Follow-up to other recommendations of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and Reports from international organizations and instruments.
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SGRP, on behalf of the CGIAR Centres, submitted a report (draft until accepted by the Commission) to the 5th Session of the Intergovernmental Technical Working Group on PGRFA of the CGRFA.
Report from the International Agricultural Research Centres of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) on their Policies, Programmes and Activities, and Potential Contributions to the MYPOW Implementation.