European Regional Focal Point for Animal Genetic Resources

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

20th meeting of the Assembly of European National Coordinators for Animal Genetic Resources

29 Aug 2014

The 20th ERFP Assembly meeting was held on Friday 29th and Saturday 30th August 2014 in The Danish AgriFish Agency, Nyropsgade 30, 1780 Copenhagen V, Denmark, following to the 65th annual meeting of the European Federation for Animal Science (EAAP) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Results (adopted by the Assembly):
ERFP Rules for Reimbursement of Costs (revised)
EUGENA Terms of Reference


Friday 29th August

Kim Holm Boesen, Denmark
“Welcome and opening by the host country”

Frank Begemann, ERFP Secretariat
“ERFP annual progress report”

Frank Begemann, ERFP Secretariat
“ERFP financial report”

Catherine Marguerat-König, Switzerland
“New ERFP Task Force Collaboration with EU”

Christina Ligda, Greece
“Report from the ERFP Working Group on Documentation and Information”

Sipke-Joost Hiemstra, The Netherlands
“Report from the ERFP Working Group on Ex situ Conservation”

Elzbieta Martyniuk, Poland
“Report from the ERFP Task Force on Access and Benefit Sharing”

Christina Ligda, Greece
“Report from the ERFP Task Force on Risk Status and Indicators”

Saturday, 30th August

Sipke-Joost Hiemstra, The Netherlands
“Report from EAAP Working Group AnGR”

Ante Ivancovic, Croatia

“Study of origin and conservation strategy of the Pramenka sheep breeds as regional transboundary breeds”

Drago Kompan, Slovenia
“Proper way of supports for endangered livestock breeds – SUBSIBREED”

Andreas Georgoudis, Greece
“Development of models assessing the breeds risk status by utilization of population and relevant georeferenced data”

Christina Ligda, Greece
“Development of new EFABIS reports”

Sipke-Joost Hiemstra, The Netherlands
“Transboundary breeds in CryoWEB”

Zhivko Duchev, Bulgaria
“Workshop for the practical training of the EFABIS upload tool”

Roswitha Baumung, FAO
“FAO activity report 2013 – 2014”

Frank Begemann
“Preparatory action on EU plant and animal genetic resources in agriculture”

Bernt Guldbrandtsen, Denmark
“Patterns of genomic diversity among Danish Red Dairy Cattle and relation with other Danish breeds”