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Organisation of a workshop entitled "Referenced food crop germplasm banks for international collaboration


Issues to be addressed and actions to be taken
- Governance: Who will decide which sets are ready to get the GCP seal of quality and approval? How will this decision be made?
- Multiplication: Who will do it? Who will finance it? (CG Centers vs NARS)
- Development of the sets and ensuring their quality and their readiness should go together with the development of the information systems to support them (to be developed in conjonction with Bioversity, Compliance with Multilateral System (MLS)
- Availability of methodologies is a must
- Survey on the situation crop by crop and past and current demand for minicore/reference sets

This WS has initiate the establishment of a Genetic Ressource Support Service (GRSS) in the frame of the Generation Challenge Program.

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  • Call for project
  • Start date :
    1 October 2008
  • Closing date :
    30 September 2009
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