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.

  • 09.03.2015 -

    ERFP Assembly Meeting 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.[more]


  • 09.03.2015 -

    Outcomes of the 15th Session of the CGRFA

    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. [more]


  • 19.02.2015 -

    8th Session of the Intergovernmental Technical Working Group on Animal Genetic Resources, FAO, Rome

    The Report of the FAO 8th Session of the ITWG AnGR, held from 26-28 November 2014, is now available. The draft of The second report on the state of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture as presented at the Session is available online  ERFP National Coordinators are invited to give the technical comments on this Draft Second Report to the ERFP Secretariat.[more]