ECPGR Documentation and Information Working Group

Chair: Theo J L van Hintum theo.vanhintum(at)wur.nl

Working Group activities and related events

December 2017
The Report of the GRIN-Global Workshop 2017 for European Genebanks is now available online. [here]

November 2017
The Report of the EURISCO National Focal Points Training Workshop 2017 is now available online. [here]

September 2017
The EURISCO National Focal Points Training Workshop 2017 was held 12-14 September 2017 in Gatersleben, Germany. [more info]

August 2017
The “GRIN-GLOBAL Workshop 2017 for European Genebanks” took place 29-31 August 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic. [more info]

April 2017
The Report of the EURISCO National Focal Points Training Workshop 2016 is now available online. [here]

December 2016
The project on "GRIN-Global Workshop 2017 for European Genebanks", submitted by the Documentation and Information Working Group for funding under the Fourth Call of the ECPGR Activity Grant Scheme, was selected by the Executive Committee. [more info]

October 2016
EURISCO National Focal Points Training Workshop for Western Europe
The workshop funded by the ECPGR Activity Grant Scheme (Second Call) was held 12-14 October in Angers, France. [more info]

May 2016
Two projects submitted for funding under the Third Call of the ECPGR Activity Grant Scheme and involving the Documentation and Information (D&I) Working Group were selected by the Executive Committee:

  • “Assessing linkages between genebanks and direct users (LINKAGES)" [more info]
  • "EURISCO National Focal Point Regional Focal Points Training Workshop 2017 (EURISCO Training 2017)" [more info]

February 2016
ECPGR WG for Forages towards 2020s (Forages 2020): the final Activity Report is now available online [here]

December 2015
The project "EURISCO NFP Training Workshop for Western Europe", submitted by the Documentation and Information Working Group for funding under the Second Call of the ECPGR Activity Grant Scheme, was selected by the Executive Committee.  The workshop will take place in France. [more info]

November 2015
- The HordEva project meeting took place in Alnarp, Sweden, 18-20 November 2015. [more info]
- The Forages2020 workshop took place 9-11 November 2015 in Alnarp, Sweden [more info]

September 2015
The Report of the EURISCO National Focal Points Training Workshop 2015 is now available online. [here]

May 2015
EURISCO National Focal Points Regional Training Workshop for Southeast Europe.
The workshop funded by the ECPGR Activity Grant Scheme (First Call) with participants from Albania, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Italy, Macedonia (FYR), Montenegro, Slovenia, Spain and Turkey (three participants on self-funded basis) was held 19-21 May 2015 in Tirana, Albania. [more info]

April 2015
"Identification and updating of C&E data in EBDB of AEGIS Hordeum (HordEva)". A first meeting to finalize the detailed workplan for the project took place on 21 April 2015 in Berlin. [more info]

December 2014
Three projects submitted for funding under the ECPGR Activity Grant Scheme and involving the Documentation and Information (D&I) Working Group were selected by the Executive Committee:

May 2014
A Workshop 'Tailoring the Documentation of Plant Genetic Resources in Europe to the Needs of the user' of the Documentation and Information Working Group, devoted to EURISCO, the European CCDBs, and related topics, was held in Prague, Czech Republic, 19-22 May 2014.[more info]