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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Thank you Sipke !

Sipke Hiemstra (The Netherlands) chaired the ERFP Steering Committee for two mandates, and worked  successively with two different secretariats, ...

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Publication of the draft of the Animal Genetic Resources ...

This strategy is a joint effort of the ERFP network. It was developed with support from the ERFP Steering Committee and ERFP working group experts, ...

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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

The European Database EFABIS is Europe´s  Regional Node of the  Domestic Animal Diversity Information System DAD-IS managed by FAO. EFABIS serves as an impartial platform for the distribution of national data provided by the European National Coordinators.

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