European Regional Focal Point for Animal Genetic Resources

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

Publications

Best practices for in situ conservation and valorisation of AnGR

Census of previous and on-going projects: a result of the in situ Working Group (task 1) – Feel free to contact the ERFP secretariat to improve our list !

EU projects:

FAO:

“Animal Genetic Resources” journal

  • FAO success stories-  7 European cases to be uploaded

Baudet du Poitou donkey (France) / Bela Krajina Pramenka Sheep (Slovenie) / Caldela cattle (Spain) / Cika cattle (Slovenie) / Gray Cattle (Turkey) / Krškopolje (black-belted) pig (Slovenie) / Nordland Lyngen horse (Norvege)

Characterisation of the indigenous and improved Podolic cattle breeds and identification of threats for extinction in global challenges

project coordinator: Tamás Szobolevszki, NC Hungary
project duration: since 2009

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Characterization of the indigenous and improved Podolic cattle breeds and identification of threats for extinction in global challenge

project coordinator: Tamás Szobolevszki, NC Hungary
project duration: 2009-2011

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Coancestry rate’s estimate of effective population size for genetic variability monitoring

Calculating accurate genetic variability indicators is fundamental in rare breeds. Effective population sizes can vary greatly depending on the method used. Here is a new try to improve this indicator.
https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs12686-019-01092-0.pdf

 

Cryoconservation of animal genetic resources

21 September 2017

The guidelines describe, in logical chronological order, the process of establishing a programme for cryoconservation of animal genetic resources, starting with the process of confirming the decision to implement a cryoconservation programme.

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Development of a regional network in function of sustainable breeding programs for transboundary breeds

project coordinator: Ante Ivankovic, NC Croatia
project duration: since 2009

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Development of models assessing the breeds risk status by utilization of population and relevant georeferenced data

project coordinator: Christina Ligda, Greece
project duration: 2010-2014

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ERFP Cryo-Guidelines

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ERFP newsletter

Issue 1

January 2007

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ERFP newsletter

Issue 2

June 2007

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ERFP newsletter

Issue 3

January 2008

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ERFP Newsletter

Issue 4

June 2008

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