European Regional Focal Point for Animal Genetic Resources

Regional platform for the support of management, conservation and sustainable use of animal genetic resources

The European Regional Focal Point for Animal Genetic Resources (ERFP)

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The EAAP on site meeting is cancelled

The live event is cancelled, however the team is working on hosting the meeting virtually. Mor information to ...

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Success story: the revival of the Leicome pig

If you want to read about the success story of the Leicome pig that was almost extinct in 2012 with only one farmer left, check out this ...

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EUGENA

The ERFP Working Group Ex situ Conservation has the primary responsibility for this issue. There should be further workshops with internal and external experts to further develop a concept for EUGENA. The ERFP Task Force for Access and Benefit Sharing should take over the development of draft standardized Material Transfer Agreements and Material Acquisition Agreements for further consideration by the Assembly of NCs. Additionally, Common Terms of Agreement and a model Letter of Agreement have to be developed. The objective is the advancement and finalization of the Genebank Network concept leading to  establishment of the EUGENA by a formal agreement among National Coordinators (or countries) and/or national genebanks.

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EFABIS

European Database EFABIS is managed by the regional node manager on behalf of both EAAP and ERFP. EFABIS serves as an impartial platform for the distribution of national data provided by the European National Coordinators or such national nodes as delegated by the National Coordinators for the task of editing and updating national data. EFABIS also serves for the European submission of animal genetic resources data to the FAO Domestic Animal Diversity Information System DAD-IS.

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