Genetic Resources, Policy & Institutions
Dryland cereals, Pearl millets, Small millets, Sorghum, Grain legumes, Chickpea, Groundnut, Pigeonpea, Finger millet
Access to, and benefit sharing of plant genetic resources critical to global food and agriculture scenario, say experts
Plant Genetic Resources, Biodiversity, National Biodiversity Policy, CGIAR Genebanks, NBPGR, National Biodiversity Authority,ICAR, Svalbard Global Seed Vault, ICRISAT mandate crops, Small millets
Genetic Gains Program, Genebank
ICAR, NBPGR, National Biodiversity Authority
ICRISAT Happenings 1870-3, 04 September 2020
Genetic resources are universal and meant to be shared equitably; national biodiversity policy should be framed around this key idea. Experts in plant genetic resources, biodiversity and policy met virtually to discuss how to develop supporting evidence for such policies. CGIAR’s genebanks and their contribution in this area was also highlighted at this webinar, ‘Implementation of Access to Plant Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing (ABS).