Last updated: 01/10/2014

CGIAR Centres’ experiences implementing their Article 15 Agreements with the Governing Body

Brief description of the event: 
Representatives of a number of CGIAR Centres have shared information and perspectives based on their experiences operating under the framework of the International Treaty. Background note / Programme of the Side event:  CGIAR Centres Experiences_Side Event at GB5_flyer.pdf   CGIAR acquisitions and distributions.pdf   Experiences and challenges with the SMTA.pdf   ITPGR Side Event - Reform and the Treaty.pdf   Rates of acquisition.pdf  
Organization and Contact Person
Organization name: 
Bioversity International, IRRI, CIMMYT, CIP, ICARDA
List of Panelists
  • Dr Janny van Beem, Head, Genetic Resources Acquisition and Distribution, International PotatCenter (CIP), Lima, Peru 
  • Dr Moussa Sie, Breeding Task Force coordinator, AfricaRice
  • Dr Ruaraidh Sackville Hamilton, Head, Genetic Resources Center, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Los Baños, Philippines
  • Dr Carolina Roa, IP Manager, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Mexico city, Mexico. Dr Elsie Quaite-Randall, Head of Innovations Management Unit, IRRI 
  • Dr Michael Halewood, Theme Leader, Policy, Bioversity International, Rome, Italy
  • Mr Ed Crothall, Legal counsel, CGIAR Consortium Office, Montpellier, France
  • Dr Ahmed Amri, Head of Genetic Resources Division, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Aleppo, Syria.