Published On: Tue, Mar 18th, 2014

Netherlands Fellowship Programme for Training course on ‘Plant genetic resources and seeds’

Date: Mon 27 Oct 2014 until Fri 14 Nov 2014

The overall objective of the program is to enhance your capability to apply state-of-the-art strategies for managing Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (PGRFA).

Course objectives

Upon completion of the course you will:

  • be familiar with contemporary approaches towards genetic resources management and conservation strategies;
  • know the conceptual framework of CBM, its components and practices;
  • understand integrated seed systems;
  • know how to manage PGRFA in dynamic landscapes, unpredictable environments, climate hotspots and vulnerabilities;
  • know how to empower communities and enhance their resilience;
  • understand participatory learning and action research;
  • be familiar with key PGRFA policies such as CBD, IT-PGRFA, IPR, WTO-TRIPS and UPOV.

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