European Regional Focal Point for Animal Genetic Resources

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

Animal Gene Banks: More than just a bank! – The IMAGE project recommendations

“Less than 1% of the genetic material in the collections of gene banks is transferred into livestock breeding programs or breed conservation programs in Europe”

In order to bring breeding organisations and researchers to use more often genomic and reproductive banks, the H2020 IMAGE consortium just printed a policy brief with 8 innovative solutions and 5 policy recommendations.

Check out the brief here !