83 ECPGR Documentation and Information Working Group Members

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Chair: Theo J L van Hintum   
Albania Mr Belul Gixhari Albanian Gene Bank
Agricultural University of Tirana
Rruga `Siri KODRA`
 Tirana
Albania
Tel: (355) 67 2883637
Information/documentation EURISCO NIFP 
Armenia Ms Alvina Avagyan "Fruit Armenia" OJSC
Isi-Le-Mulino Str.1/5
1101 Echmiadzin
Armenia
Tel: (374) 93 415037; (374) 93 707009
 ex officio (EURISCO NIFP) 
Austria Mr Paul Freudenthaler AGES Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety
Department for Plant Genetic Resources
Wieningerstrasse 8
4020 Linz
Austria
Tel: (43) 50 555 41200
Fax: (43) 50 555 41119
Policy and law, Genebank Curator, Information/Documentation  
Azerbaijan Mr Afig Mammadov Genetic Resources Institute
International Relations, Coordination and Information Department
155, Azadlig ave.
AZ1106 Baku
Azerbaijan
Tel: (994) 50 4636327
Fax: (994) 12 4499221
Information/Documentation EURISCO NIFP 
Azerbaijan Ms Ilhama Mirzaliyeva Institute of Genetic Resources
155, Azadlig ave.
AZ1106 Baku
Azerbaijan
Tel: (994) 50 5545176
Fax: (994) 12 4499221
Genebank Curator  
Belarus Mr Stanislau Grib Research and Practical Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus for Arable Farming
Timiryazev str. 1
222160 Zhodino, Minsk region
Belarus
Tel: (375) 29 6264058
Fax: (375) 1775 37066
Information/documentation  
Belarus Ms Iryna Matys Research and Practical Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus for Arable Farming
Timiryazev str. 1
222160 Zhodino
Belarus
Tel: (375) 29 1788935
Fax: (375) 177537066
Genebank curator EURISCO NIFP 
Belarus Mr Leanid Mishyn Belarus Research Institute of Vegetable Growing

220013 v. Samohvalovicshy, Minsk Region
Belarus
Tel: (375) 175066108
Information/Documentation  
Belarus Ms Nadzeya Lis Research and Practical Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus for Arable Farming
Timiryazev str. 1
222160 Zhodino
Belarus
Tel: (375) 292306112
Fax: (375) 177527066
Policy and law  
Belgium Mr Marc Lateur Centre Wallon de Recherches Agronomiques (CRA-W)
Department of Life Sciences, Breeding & Biodiversity Unit
Bâtiment Emile Marchal, Rue de Liroux 4
5030 Gembloux
Belgium
Tel: (32) 81 620333 (direct: +32-81 620314)
Fax: (32) 81 620349
 ex officio (EURISCO NIFP) 
Bosnia and Herzegovina Ms Marina Antić Genetic Resources Institute
University of Banjaluka
Univerzitetski grad, Bulevar vojvode Petra Bojovića 1A
78000 Banjaluka
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: (387) 51 348 080
Fax: (387) 51312818
Genebank Curator, Information/Documentation EURISCO NIFP 
Bosnia and Herzegovina Ms Jasmin Grahić Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
University Sarajevo
Zmaja od Bosne, 8
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: (387) 33 225727
Fax: (387) 33667429
Information/Documentation  
Bulgaria Ms Nikolaya Velcheva Institute for Plant Genetic Resources "K. Malkov"
2 Druzhba Str.
4122 Sadovo, Plovdiv district
Bulgaria
Tel: Tel: (359) 32 629026
Fax: Fax: (359) 32) 629026
Genebank curator EURISCO NIFP 
Croatia Ms Mirta Culek Croatian Centre for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Institute for Seed and Seedlings
Usorska 19, Brijest
31000 Osijek
Croatia
Tel: (385) 31 275712
Fax: (385) 31 275716
Information/Documentation EURISCO NIFP 
Cyprus Mr Angelos Kyratzis Agricultural Research Institute
Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment
P.O. Box 22016
1516 Lefkosia
Cyprus
Tel: (357) 22 403131
Fax: (357) 22 316770
Genebank curator EURISCO NIFP 
Czech Republic Mr Vojtěch Holubec Výzkumný ústav rostlinné výroby, v.v.i. Praha (VÚRV)
Crop Research Institute, Gene Bank
Drnovská 507
16106 Praha 6 - Ruzyně
Czech Republic
Tel: (420) 233022497
Fax: (420) 233022286
Crop specialist  
Czech Republic Ms Ludmila Papoušková Výzkumný ústav rostlinné výroby, v.v.i. Praha (VÚRV)
Crop Research Institute, Gene Bank
Drnovská 507
161 06 Prague - Ruzyne
Czech Republic
Tel: (420) 233022415
Fax: (420) 23302286
Crop specialist EURISCO NIFP 
Estonia Mr Vahur Kukk Estonian Crop Research Institute
Aamisepa 1
48309 Jõgeva
Estonia
Tel: (372) 5058224
Information/Documentation ex officio (EURISCO NIFP) 
Estonia Ms Külli Annamaa Estonian Crop Research Institute (ECRI)
J. Aamisepa 1
48309 Jõgeva
Estonia
Tel: (372) 7768372
Fax: (372) 776 6902
Genebank Curator  
Finland  Merja Hartikainen Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Alimentum
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Alimentum,
FI-31600  Jokioinen
Finland
Tel: (358) 295326105
Information/documentation EURISCO NIFP 
France Ms Anne-Françoise Adam-Blondon INRA (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique)
Route de Saint-Cyr
78 026 Versailles cedex
France
Tel: (33) (0) 1 30833749
Fax: (33) (0) 1 30833899
Information/Documentation EURISCO NIFP 
Georgia Ms Tamar Jinjikhadze Institute of Botany
Cultural Flora Department
Dariali Lane #2
0162 Tbilisi
Georgia
Tel: (995-93) 256367 / (995-32) 227326
 ex officio (EURISCO NIFP) 
Georgia Ms Mariam Betsiashvili Agricultural University of Georgia
Genebank Kakha Bendukidze University Campus
David Aghmashenebeli Alley #240
0159 Tbilisi
Georgia
Tel: (995) 593 265200
Genebank Curator  
Germany Mr Helmut Knüpffer Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK)
Corrensstr. 3
D-06466 Stadt Seeland
Germany
Tel: (49) 394825283
Fax: (49) 394825155
Genebank Curator  
Germany Mr Christoph Germeier Julius Kühn-Institute (JKI) - Federal Centre for Cultivated Plants
Institute for Breeding Research on Agricultural Crops
Erwin-Baur-Str. 27
D-06484 Quedlinburg
Germany
Tel: (49) 3946 47702
Fax: (49) 3946 47255
Information/Documentation  
Germany Mr Frank Begemann Group 32 - Sustainability, international agricultural affairs
Federal Agency for Agriculture and Food (BLE)
Deichmanns Aue 29
53179 Bonn
Germany
Tel: (49) (0) 228 6845 3239
Fax: (49) (0) 228 6845 3105
Information/documentation  
Germany Ms Sarah Sensen Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE)
Information and Coordination Centre for Biological Diversity (IBV),
Deichmanns Aue 29
53179 Bonn
Germany
Tel: (49) (0)228 6845-3543
Fax: (49) (0)228 6845-3105
Information/Documentation, Policy and law EURISCO NIFP 
Germany Mr Markus Oppermann Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK)
Corrensstrasse 3
D-06466 Stadt Seeland
Germany
Tel: (49) 39482 5360
Fax: (49) 39482 5155
Information/Documentation  
Germany Mr Stefan Schröder Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE)
Information and Coordination Centre for Biological Diversity (IBV)
Deichmanns Aue 29
53179 Bonn
Germany
Tel: (49) (0)228 6845-3243
Fax: (49) 228 6845-3105
Policy and law  
Germany Mr Stephan Weise (IPK) Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK)
Corrensstrasse 3
D-06466 OT Gatersleben - Stadt Seeland
Germany
Tel: (49) 394825744
Fax: (49) 394825155
Genebank Curator  
Greece Ms Parthenopi Ralli Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER, Institute of Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources
Thessaloniki-Polygyrou National RoadPO Box 60458
57001 Thermi-Thessaloniki
Greece
Tel: (30) 2310471110
Fax: (30) 2310473024
Crop specialist ex officio (EURISCO NIFP) 
Hungary Mr Attila Simon Center for Plant Diversity
Külsömezö 15
2766 Tápiószele
Hungary
Tel: (36) 53 380070
Fax: (36) 53 380072
Genebank Curator EURISCO NIFP 
Hungary Mr Lajos Horváth, Jr Center for Plant Diversity
Külsőmező 15
H-2799 Tápiószele
Hungary
Tel: (36) 53380070
Fax: (36) 53380072
Information/Documentation  
Ireland Mr Cara Mac Aodháin Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Backweston Farm
 Leixlip, Co. Dublin
Ireland
Tel: (353) 1 6302908
 ex officio (EURISCO NIFP) 
Italy Ms Maria Antonietta Palombi CRA -FRU Fruit Tree Research Centre
Via Fioranello, 52
00134 Roma
Italy
Tel: (39) 0679348178
Fax: (39) 0679341630
Genebank Curator, Information/Documentation EURISCO NIFP 
Latvia Ms Anita Gaile Genetic Resources Centre
Latvian State Forest Research Institute 'Silava'
Rigas Str. 111
LV-2169 Salaspils
Latvia
Tel: (371) 67949945
Policy and law EURISCO NIFP 
Lithuania Mr Bronislovas Gelvonauskis Plant Gene Bank
Stoties str. 2, Akademija
58343 Akademija, Kedainiai district
Lithuania
Tel: (370) 347 37289
Fax: (370) 347 37002
Policy and law  
Lithuania Mr Raimondas Baltrėnas Lithuanian Plant Gene Bank
Stoties str. 2, Akademija
58343 Kedainiai district
Lithuania
Tel: (370) 347 37 289
Fax: (370) 347 37 002
Genebank curator EURISCO NIFP 
Macedonia FYR Ms Suzana Kratovalieva Agricultural Institute-Skopje
University "Ss Cyril and Methodius"
Aleksandar Makedonski blvd bb
1000 Skopje
FYR Macedonia
Tel: (389) 77 632090
Fax: (389) 2 3114283
 ex officio (EURISCO NIFP) 
Macedonia FYR Ms Mirjana Jankulovska Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food Ss Cyril and Methodius University
Blvd Aleksandar Makedonski bb
1000 Skopje
FYR Macedonia
Tel: (389) 2 3115277
Information/Documentation  
Malta Ms Marisa Debono Ministry for Sustainable Development, The Environment and Climate Change
Veterinary and Phytosanitary Regulation Department - Plant Health Directorate
Plant Biotechnology Centre, Triq Annibale Preca
 Lija
Malta
Tel: (356) 22926522
 ex officio (EURISCO NIFP)  
Moldova Mr Anatol Ganea Centre for Plant Genetic Resources
Academy of Sciences of Moldova
P.O. Box 302
MD-2001 Chisinau
Moldova
Tel: (373-22) 550249
Fax: (373-22) 550249
 ex officio (EURISCO NIFP) 
Montenegro Mr Miroslav Cizmovic Biotechnical Faculty, Centre for Subtropical Cultures Bar
University of Montenegro
Ul. Bjelisi bb
85000 Bar
Montenegro
Tel: (382) 69516165
Information/Documentation EURISCO NIFP 
Netherlands Mr Theo J L van Hintum Centre for Genetic Resources, the Netherlands (CGN)
Wageningen University and Research Centre
PO Box 16
6700 AA Wageningen
Netherlands
Tel: (31) 317 480913
Genebank Curator  
Netherlands Mr Roel Hoekstra Centre for Genetic Resources, the Netherlands (CGN)
Wageningen University and Research Centre
P.O. Box 16
6700 AA Wageningen
Netherlands
Tel: (31) 317 480912
Fax: (31) 317 423110
  
Netherlands Mr Frank Menting Centre for Genetic Resources, the Netherlands (CGN)
Wageningen University and Research Centre
Droevendaalsesteeg 1, P.O. Box 16
6700 AA Wageningen
Netherlands
Tel: (31) 317 480741
Genebank Curator EURISCO NIFP 
Poland Mr Marcin Zaczyński Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute (IHAR)
National Research Institute, National Centre for Plant Genetic Resources
Radzików
05-870 Blonie
Poland
Tel: (48) 22 7334640
Fax: (48)22 7254715
Genebank curator, Information/Documentation EURISCO NIFP 
Poland Mr Mariusz Chojnowski Research Institute of Horticulture
Konstytucji 3 Maja 1/3
96-100 Skierniewice
Poland
Tel: (48) 46 8346721
Fax: (48) 46 8333186
  
Portugal Mr Benvindo Martins Maçãs Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária (INIAV), Polo de Elvas
Estrada de Gil Vaz. Apartado 6
7351-901 Elvas
Portugal
Tel: (351) 268637743
Fax: (351) 268629295
Policy and law  
Portugal Mr João Oliveira Direção Regional de Agricultura e Pescas do Norte
Direção Regional de Agricultura e Pescas do Norte
Rua Dr. Francisco Duarte, 365 – 1º
4715-017 Braga
Portugal
Tel: (351) 253 206 400
Fax: (351) 253 206 401
Information/Documentation  
Portugal Ms Filomena Rocha Banco Português de Germoplasma Vegetal
INIAV
Quinta de S. José. S, Pedro de MerelimQuinta de S. José - S. Pedro de Merlim
4700-589 Braga
Portugal
Tel: (351) 253300963
Policy and law, Information/Documentation EURISCO NIFP 
Romania Ms Silvia Strãjeru Banca de Resurse Genetice Vegetale Suceava
Bulevardul 1 Mai nr. 17
720224 Suceava
Romania
Tel: (40) 230 521016
Fax: (40) 230 521016
Genebank curator  
Romania  Cezar CiobâniŁei National Genebank Suceava
1 May Avenue, No. 17
 Suceava
Romania
Tel: (40) 230521016
Fax: (40) 230521016
Genebank curator EURISCO NIFP 
Russian Federation Mr Vladimir Korneev N.I. Vavilov Research Institute of Plant Industry (VIR)
42 Bolshaya Morskaya Street
190000 St Petersburg
Russia
Tel: (7-812) 3144727
Fax: (7-812) 571 8762
 ex officio (EURISCO NIFP) 
Serbia Ms Milena Savić Ivanov Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection
Directorate for National Reference Laboratories, Gene Bank Department
Batajnicki drun part 7, No 10
11080 Belgrade - Zemun
Serbia
Tel: (381) 11 3772081
Fax: (381) 11 3772025
Information/Documentation EURISCO NIFP 
Serbia Mr Slaven Prodanović University of Belgrade
Faculty of Agriculture
Nemanjina St. 6
11080 Belgrade - Zemun
Serbia
Tel: (381) 11 2615315
Fax: (381) 11 2193659
Plant breeder In situ and On-farm NIFP 
Slovakia Mr Lubomir Mendel National Agricultural and Food Centre Slovakia
Research Institute of Plant Production Piešťany
Bratislavska cesta 122
921 68 Piešťany
Slovakia
Tel: (421) 33 7722330
Fax: (421) 33 7726306
Genebank Curator EURISCO NIFP 
Slovenia Mr Vladimir Meglič Kmetijski inštitut Slovenije
Hacquetova ulica 17
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
Tel: (386) 1 2805180
Fax: (386) 1 2805255
Information/documentation EURISCO NIFP 
Slovenia Ms Joži J. Cvelbar Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food
Ministry of Agriculture and Environment
Dunajska cesta 22
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
Tel: (386) (0)1 478 9117
Information/documentation  
Spain Ms Lucía De la Rosa Fernandez Centro Nacional de Recursos Fitogenéticos (CRF)
Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnologia Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA)
Autovía N II, km 36, Apdo. 1045
28800 Alcalá de Henares, Madrid
Spain
Tel: (34) 91 8819286 ext 22
Fax: (34) 91 8819287
Information/documentation EURISCO NIFP 
Sweden Mr Jens Weibull Swedish Board of Agriculture
Plant and Environment Department, Plant Regulations Division
PO Box 57
SE-230 53 Jönköping
Sweden
Tel: (46) 36155864
Policy and law  
Sweden Mr Kjell-Åke Lundblad Nordic Genetic Resource Center
P O Box 41
 Alnarp
Sweden
Tel: (46) 40 53 66 47
Fax: (46) 40 53 66 50
Information/Documentation (all crops) EURISCO NIFP 
Switzerland Ms Beate Schierscher Agroscope
Research Department in Arable Crop Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources
Route de Duillier 50CP 1012
1260 Nyon 1
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 22 3634726
Fax: (41) 22 3621325
 ex officio (EURISCO NIFP) 
Switzerland Mr Christian  Eigenmann Federal Office for Agriculture FOAG
Mattenhofstrasse 5
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 58 465 17 04
Fax: (41) 58 462 2634
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
Switzerland Mr Markus Hardegger Federal Office for Agriculture FOAG
Mattenhofstrasse 5
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 58 464 98 51
Fax: (41) 58 462 26 34
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
Switzerland Mr Hanspeter Kreis Federal Office for Agriculture FOAG
Mattenhofstrasse 5
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 58 465 13 36
Fax: (41) 58 462 26 34
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
Switzerland Ms Christina Kägi Federal Office for Agriculture FOAG
Mattenhofstrasse 5
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 58 465 60 87
Fax: (41) 58 462 26 34
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
Turkey Ms Lerzan Gül Aykas PGR Department
Aegean Agricultural Research Institute
Canakkale Road No. 57P.O. Box 9, Menemen
35672 Izmir
Turkey
Tel: (90-232) 8461331
Fax: (90-232) 8461107
Information/Documentation  
Turkey  Necla Tas Aegean Agricultural Research Institute
Canakkale Road No. 57PO Box 9 Menemen
35672 Menemen, Izmir
Turkey
Tel: (90) 232 8461313
Fax: (90) 232 8461107
Policy and law  
Turkey Mr Canan Yağcı Tüzün Turkish Seed Gene Bank

 Ankara
Turkey
Information/Documentation  
Turkey  Bengü Koyuncu Turkish Seed Gene Bank

 Ankara
Turkey
Policy and law  
Ukraine Ms Kseniia Dokukina Plant Production Institute nd.a. V.Ya. Yuryev
Moskovs'kiy prospekt 142
61060 Kharkov
Ukraine
Tel: (380) 57 7797763; 677099770
Fax: (380) 57 7797763
 ex officio (EURISCO NIFP) 
United Kingdom Mr Nigel Maxted School of Biosciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
 Birmingham B15 2TT
United Kingdom
Tel: (44-121) 4145571
Fax: (44-121) 4145925
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
United Kingdom Mr Ian D. Thomas Genetic Resources Unit
Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS)
Aberystwyth University, Plas Gogerddan
 Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB
United Kingdom
Tel: (44) 1970 823226
Fax: (44) 1970 823243
Information/Documentation EURISCO NIFP 
United Kingdom Mr Matthew Ordidge School of Biological Sciences, Harborne Building
University of Reading

 Whiteknights RG6 6AS
United Kingdom
Tel: (44) 0118 378 7018
Information/Documentation  
United Kingdom Ms Felicidad Fernández Fernández East Malling Research
New Road
ME19 6BJ East Malling, Kent
United Kingdom
Tel: (44) 1732 523739
Fax: (44) 1732 8427970
Plant breeder  
United Kingdom  Julian Hoskings


United Kingdom
Tel: (44) 7970932853
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
United Kingdom  Chris Turnbull University of Readin
WhiteknightsPOB 217
RG6 6AH Reading, Berkshire
United Kingdom
Information/Documentation  
United Kingdom Ms Lydia Smith NIAB
Huntingdon Road
CB3 0LE Cambridge
United Kingdom
Tel: (44) (0) 1223 342242
Crop specialist, Information/Documentation  
United Kingdom Ms Charlotte Allender University of Warwick, School of Life Sciences
The University of Warwick
Wellesbourne CampusWellesbourne
 Warwick CV35 9EF
United Kingdom
Tel: (44) 24 7657 5014
Fax: (44) 24 7657 4500
Genebank Curator  
United Kingdom Mr Andrew Taylor Warwick Crop Centre
University of Warwick
Wellesbourne Campus
CV35 9EF
United Kingdom
Crop specialist  
United Kingdom Mr Peter Glen Walley Warwick Crop Centre
University of Warwick
Wellesbourne Campus
CV35 9EF Warwick
United Kingdom
Crop specialist  
United Kingdom Mr Graham Teakle Warwick Crop Centre
University of Warwick
Wellesbourne Campus
CV35 9EF Warwick
United Kingdom
Crop specialist