European Regional Focal Point for Animal Genetic Resources

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

22nd meeting of the Assembly of European National Coordinators for Animal Genetic Resources

27 Aug 2016

The 22nd ERFP Assembly Meeting was held on Saturday, 27th and Sunday, 28th of August 2016 in the Riddel Hall, 185 Stranmillis Road, Belfast, UK prior to the 67th annual meeting of the European Federation for Animal Science (EAAP) in Belfast, UK.


Saturday 27th August

Sue Goligher, DEFRA, UK
“Agriculture in UK – Overview”

Danijela Bojkovski, ERFP Secretariat
“ERFP annual progress report”

Danijela Bojkovski, ERFP Secretariat
“ERFP financial report”

Danijela Bojkovski, ERFP Secretariat
“Reimbursement Policy”

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

Sipke-Joost Hiemstra, The Netherlands and Jelena Ramljak, Croatia
“Report from the ERFP Working Group on Ex Situ Conservation”

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

Jeanne Bormann, Luxembourg
“Report from the ERFP Task Force on EU matters”

Dace Smiltina, Latvia
“Report from the ERFP Ad hoc Action: EUGENA Web portal design”

Christina Ligda, Greece
“Report from the ERFP Ad hoc Action: Socio-economic and environmental parameters”

Nina Sæther , Norway
“Report from the ERFP Ad hoc action: FAO ITWG-AnGR”

Jesús Fernández, Spain
“Report from EAAP Working Group AnGR”

Roswitha Baumung, FAO
“FAO report”

Sipke Joost Hiemstra, The Netherlands
“ERFP activity plans and budget for 2017”

Jeanne Bormann, Luxembourg
“New Animal Breeding Regulation”

Sue Goligher, DEFRA, UK
“UK – National Strategy for AnGR”

Sunday, 28th August

Waltraud Kugler, SAVE
“Use of Rare Breeds in Europe: different ways for valorisation”

Tim Morris, RBST
“The RBST: Sustaining the UK’s native and rare breeds”

Philippe Ammann, Pro Species Rara
“From the Old Breed to the New Product – Chances and Pitfalls in the Marketing of Biodiversity-Products”

Montserrat Castellanos Moncho, Spain
“Spanish Logo “100% autochthonous breed”: adding value to products from native purebreed”

Beate Berger, NC Austria
“From Cryoconservation to Consumption – Rare Breeds and the Genebank for Farm Animals in Austria”

Peer Berg, NordGen
“Experiences and challenges in using native breeds, a Nordic perspective”

Holger Göderz, Germany
“Report from DG AGRI Preparatory Action on Genetic Resources” 

Technical Visit

Technical visit was organized at the Forthill Farm