European Regional Focal Point for Animal Genetic Resources (ERFP)
The European Regional Focal Point for Animal Genetic Resources (ERFP) is the regional platform to support the in situ and ex situ conservation and sustainable use of animal genetic resources and to facilitate the implementation of FAO's Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources in Europe.
The meeting of the ERFP Working Group on Ex Situ Conservation, the ERFP Working Group on Documentation and Information and the ERFP Task Force on Access and Benefit Sharing will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 26th – 28th May 2015.
The 21th ERFP Assembly Meeting will be held on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th August 2015 preceding the 66th annual meeting of the European Federation for Animal Science (EAAP) in Krakow, Poland.
The outcomes of the 15th Session of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA), held from 19th to 23th January 2015 in Rome, are now available online. Ahead of its 15th session Commission organized Special event addressing the Food Security and Genetic Diversity. Presentations are available.Furthermore, the seminar was organized by the Commission "Towards The State of the World's Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture". Two presentations from the seminar from Switzerland and Vietnam are online now.