Implementing  the Global Plan of Actionfor Animal Genetic ResourcesOpportunities for collaboration              Beate Sche...
Contents• What we do?• Examples of collaboration• Potential future collaboration                                   2
Livestock keepers manage animal genetic resources                                      3
Management of livestock diversity                         Understanding                               +                   ...
Management of livestock diversity                                    5
InterlakenDeclarationon AnimalGeneticResources              6
Interlaken Declaration• animal genetic resources are critical to food security &  sustainable livelihoods• maintain & use ...
Global Planof Actionfor AnimalGeneticResources              8
Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources• internationally agreed framework• aims at sustainable use, development...
Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic ResourcesPriority Areas1. Characterization, inventory & monitoring of trends   an...
Examples of collaboration with NGOs•   organization of workshops•   production of awareness raising material    such as fi...
Potential future collaboration with NGOs•   INGO presence in intergovernmental mechanism    Commission on Genetic Resource...
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Implementing the Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources: Opportunities for collaboration

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Presentation from the Informal Consultation on Livestock Issues between the FAO Animal Production and Health Division and interested Non-Governmental Organizations. 1–2 December 2009 Italy, Rome FAO Headquarters.

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Implementing the Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources: Opportunities for collaboration

  1. 1. Implementing the Global Plan of Actionfor Animal Genetic ResourcesOpportunities for collaboration Beate Scherf Animal Genetic Resources Group Animal Production and Health Division Food and Agriculture Organization
  2. 2. Contents• What we do?• Examples of collaboration• Potential future collaboration 2
  3. 3. Livestock keepers manage animal genetic resources 3
  4. 4. Management of livestock diversity Understanding + Using + Utilization Developing Conservation + Maintaining + AccessingSuccessful management is technically + operationally challenging ! 4
  5. 5. Management of livestock diversity 5
  6. 6. InterlakenDeclarationon AnimalGeneticResources 6
  7. 7. Interlaken Declaration• animal genetic resources are critical to food security & sustainable livelihoods• maintain & use the full diversity of animal genetic resources to meet production challenges• facilitate access to these resources, & ensure fair & equitable sharing of benefits arising from their use• recognize contribution of local & indigenous communities• fill gaps in capacities to manage animal genetic resources mobilize new & additional resources, & long-term support for national & international programmes 7
  8. 8. Global Planof Actionfor AnimalGeneticResources 8
  9. 9. Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources• internationally agreed framework• aims at sustainable use, development & conservation of animal genetic resources• supports & increases overall effectiveness of national, regional and global efforts• facilitates: – mobilization of resources – development of institutions – capacity building – cooperation 9
  10. 10. Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic ResourcesPriority Areas1. Characterization, inventory & monitoring of trends and associated risks (2 SP)2. Sustainable use & development (4 SP)3. Conservation (5 SP)4. Policies, institutions & capacity building (13 SP) 23 Strategic Priorities for Action provide agenda for action 10
  11. 11. Examples of collaboration with NGOs• organization of workshops• production of awareness raising material such as films• preparation of publications and studies• contribution to guidelines for AnGR• development of case studies• facilitation of State of the World’s process at national / regional levels 11
  12. 12. Potential future collaboration with NGOs• INGO presence in intergovernmental mechanism Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and it’s Intergovernmental Working Group on Animal Genetic Resources• voice of grass root level – link to grass root level• wish to identify a larger number of NGOs interested in the management of animal genetic resources• ...and expand fruitful collaboration 12
  13. 13. Thank you for your attention ! 13

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