The European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources (ECPGR) is a collaborative programme among most European countries aimed at ensuring the long-term conservation and facilitating the increased utilization of plant genetic resources in Europe
40 YEARS OF COOPERATION IN EUROPE FOR DIVERSITY AND FOOD SECURITY!
In this 4 min video ‘Saving European plant and food diversity: together, we are stronger!’, Marc Lateur tells a story about apples diversity, with a happy ending (Marc Lateur is the ECPGR National coordinator from Belgium).WATCH VIDEO
The report of the workshop is now available online
JKI Geilweilerhof, Siebeldingen finalized their Operational genebank manual
A workshop and series of webinars organised by ECPGR in the framework of the GenRes Bridge project provided a forum for stakeholders to discuss phytosanitary issues relevant for genetic resources. Find more info here and the report of the workshop here.
Genetic Resources is an open access peer-reviewed journal serving the community of practitioners and stakeholders working with plant, animal and forest genetic resources.
The widest plant diversity is preserved for sustainable agriculture,
food security and quality
European Network to promote conservation, management and sustainable use
of plant genetic diversity
Genetic resources for a food-secure and forested Europe