Archive for June, 2011

Review of FAO/IPGRI List of Multi-crop passport descriptors (MCPD) 2

Further to our post from January: The MCPD review is progressing and until 26 July you now have the opportunity to actively contribute to the review through the survey at


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Korea training course is on again

The International Training Course for Plant Genetic Resources and Genebank Management is currently taking place in Suwon, Republic of Korea for the third time from 12th June – 2nd July 2011. It is held at the National Agrodiversity Center RDA Genebank. Participants from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam are getting intensive and practical training in good practices for effective ex situ conservation and sustainable utilization of genetic diversity held in genebanks.

National Agrodiversity Center RDA Genebank

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