strategy

Preparing action plans for the conservation of plant genetic resources

Synonyms:
Formulating a global action plan on plant genetic resources
Description:
To formulate policy measures, programmes and projects which promote the implementation of the Global Plan of Action for the conservation and sustainable use of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture.
Implementation:
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.

Agenda 21 recommends: 1. Developing training materials to promote conservation and utilization of plant genetic resources for agriculture (PGRFA) at the local level; 2. Preparing plans or programmes of priority action on conservation and sustainable use of PGRFA, based, as appropriate, on country studies on PGRFA; and 3. Preparing a rolling global cooperative plan of action on PGRFA.

Subjects:
Resources
Genetics
Plants
Action
Planning
Planetary initiatives
Conservation
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies