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  • Invitation to the Fourth High-Level Round Table

    Document type: Notification

    I am pleased to inform you that the Fourth High-Level Round Table on the International Treaty, “The International Treaty, Climate Change and Food Security,” will take place in New York under the patronage of H.E. Dr Fuad bin Jafaar Al-Sajwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Wealth, Sultanate of Oman, on 24 September 2014 in New York on the occasion of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly and the United Nations Secretary General’s Climate Change Summit.

  • International Plant Treaty Celebrates 10 Years of Entry-Into-Force

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    Geneva, Switzerland (3 July 2014) – The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture celebrated its 10th birthday since its entry-into-force on 29 June 2004 in Geneva today. The event highlighted the pivotal role of the International Treaty in ensuring future global food security, farmers’ rights, sustainable agriculture, and fair and equitable benefit-sharing arising from the use of plant genetic resources.
  • More than 70 experts from Central America discuss on climate change and food crops

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      More than 70 experts and scientists have gathered this week in Guatemala City to discuss on climate change and its impact on ten important food crops in the Mesoamerican region and on eventual coordination strategies for the development and conservation of the genetic diversity of these crops.
  • The International Treaty Joins Spain’s Celebrations of Agrobiodiversity

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    Cordoba (Spain), 14 September 2010 - The Secretary of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Dr Shakeel Bhatti has participated today in the International Seminar on the role of role of agricultural biodiversity in helping to ensure global food security in the context of climate change, organized by the University of Cordoba, in Spain.
  • International Seminar on the implementation of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean

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    The Secretariat of the International Treaty, together with the International Spanish Cooperation Agency (AECI) and the Ministry of Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs of Spain recently organized a seminar for the Latin America and the Caribbean Region in Colombia on the implementation of the Treaty.