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The recently adopted International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture is now available at: http://www.fao.org/ag/cgrfa. The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) treaty was adopted in November 2001 to protect plant genetic resources for food and agriculture....
On November 3, 2001 the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) Draft International Undertaking on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture was adopted with 116 votes in favor, zero against and two abstentions from Japan and the U.S. In an afternoon session of the 31st Session...
In this summary for the Sixth Extraordinary Session of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, the final negotiations of the International Undertaking of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture are detailed. Included in the report are descriptions of all IU article discussions...
Document summaries the final negotiations for the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization's International Undertaking of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (IU) held in Rome from 30 October to 3 November 2001. In particular, the piece reports the details of how the Working Group...
On November 3, 2001 the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) Draft International Undertaking on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture was adopted with 116 votes in favor, zero against and two abstentions from Japan and the U.S. In an afternoon session of the 31st Session...
The U.S. has signed the International Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGR). Upon signing the treaty, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Tony Hall said that the U.S. government had "seen the wisdom of the Treaty" and reconsidered...
This report contends that agricultural biodiversity is being lost due to industrialized agriculture and globalization of markets. In addition to these factors, the report says that the integrity of resources available on farms and in genebanks is "being compromised by genetically modified organisms."...
In this letter to the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization's Contact Group for the International Undertaking on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (IU), Via Campesina, an international farmers group based in Honduras, makes several recommendations for IU negotiations taking...
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization's Contact Group for the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture has announced its Fifth Intersessional Meeting for February 5 to 10 in Rome, Italy. In the meeting the Contact Group will continue to make revisions to the "International...
The U.S. has signed the International Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGR). Upon signing the treaty, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Tony Hall said that the U.S. government had "seen the wisdom of the Treaty" and reconsidered...