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ITPGR Secretariat Invites Submissions on Sustainable Use

25 January 2013: The Secretariat of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGR) has issued a notification inviting submissions from parties, other governments and relevant institutions and organizations on how to improve the sustainable use of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture (PGRFA), including on sectoral policies and best practices for sustainable agriculture.

Submissions should be sent to the ITPGR Secretariat by 15 March 2013. The information-gathering process is pursuant to Resolution 7/2011, adopted by the ITPGR Governing Body at its fourth session, on implementation of ITPGR Article 6 on the sustainable use of plant genetic resources. [ITPGR Notification][ITPGR Website on Sustainable Use][IISD RS Coverage of ITPGR GB-4]