European Regional Focal Point for Animal Genetic Resources

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


Genetic Resources is the journal for your publications !

Genetic Resources ( is a new open access online journal, launched in 2020 and inspired by the no longer existing Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter and Animal Genetic Resources ...

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Publication of the survey on Rural development support measures for AnGR

Countries that are part of the European Union are drafting the last amendments to their new Rural Development Programmes (RDP) which will start beginning of 2023. The RDP can be a powerful tool ...

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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, Slovenia (cf. featured image) and France under his ...

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Publication of the draft of the Animal Genetic Resources Strategy

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, and revised and approved by the national ...

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Launch of the Genetic Resources Strategies for Europe

The GenRes Bridge consortium is pleased to announce that the Genetic Resources Strategy for Europe will be launched on Tuesday 30 November 2021 9.00-13:00 CET. During the same event, ECPGR, ...

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ERFP webinar : a successful attempt !

A total of 115 participants joined the first ERFP webinar about its activities last september 9th. The speakers presented the purpose and main outcomes of the ERFP network since its creation and ...

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Launch of the GenRes Gateway

The Genetic Resources Gateway– a crowd-sourced platform to guide you through the landscape of forest, plant and animal genetic resources in Europe - is online! This is one of the key products of ...

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Main outcomes of the In Situ Working Group

The annual meeting of the In Situ Working Group of the European Regional Focal Point for Animal Genetic Resources was held virtually on 31 May 2021 with 27 participants chaired by Danijela Bojkovski ...

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#BreedersTalkGreen webinar - Genetic Diversity and Responsible Animal Breeding

EFFAB and FABRE-TP organized the fourth session of the  webinar series focusing on Genetic Diversity and Responsible Animal Breeding Thursday 1st July, 2021. During the webinar, presentations ...

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Feedback workshop on the European Genetic Resources Strategy

A series of webinars provides background information for the workshop. They are all available on the GenResBridge website as they are being held. Check out this page: ...

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The gene banks specific status finally acknowledged !

This June 3rd was published the Supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/429 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the approval of germinal product establishments and the traceability ...

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Check out the EUGENA flyer !

Thanks to the work of a ERFP Ad Hoc action, a flyer has been drafted about the EUGENA* network It is available here 2020 EUGENA Flyer for dissemination.   Thanks to Fernando Tejerina, ...

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