2nd Consultative Workshop on the Project on Promotion of Plant Genetic Resources Use for Varietal Development and Integration in the Seed System

November 18-19, 2019, Baku- Azerbaijan

COMSTECH in collaboration with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, is developing a multinational project on “Promotion of Plant Genetic Resources Use, Varietal Development and Integration in the Seed System”. Five OIC Member Countries, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Jordan, Oman and Pakistan have already agreed to collaborate in this area.

The second Consultative Workshop for finalizing the project proposal and its presentation to the prospective sponsors is being held in Baku- Azerbaijan. The Workshop is organized by Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences in collaboration with COMSTECH and FAO Pakistan. The first consultative meeting for development of the project was held in April 2019 at FAO country office Islamabad-Pakistan where focal persons from the mentioned five countries had participated.

Representatives from Genetic Resources Institute of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), Azerbaijan; Department of Plant Genetic Resources at the Directorate of Seed Testing & Certification, Ministry of Agriculture of Iraq; Field Crops Directorate, National Agriculture Research Centre, Jordan; Animal & Plant Genetic Resources Centre, The Scientific Research Council, Oman; Plant Genetic Resources Program, Bio-resources Conservation Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre, Pakistan; FAO Representative Office, Islamabad; Federal Seed Certification and Registration Department, Pakistan; COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan; Islamic Organization for Food Security and United Nations Development Programme will participate in this workshop. For programme of the event, please Click HERE .


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