86 ECPGR Documentation and Information Working Group Members

Chair: Stephan Weise (IPK) weise@ipk-gatersleben.de   Vice-Chair: Külli Annamaa kylli.annamaa@etki.ee

Category of expertise: Information/Documentation

Email Distribution List
Albania Mr Belul Gixhari Institute of Plant Genetic Resources, Albanian Gene Bank
Agricultural University of Tirana
Rruga `Siri KODRA`
 Tirana
Albania
Tel: (355) 67 2883637
agb08dokument@gmail.com
Information/documentation EURISCO NIFP 
Austria Mr Paul Freudenthaler Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES)
Department for Plant Genetic Resources
Wieningerstrasse 8
4020 Linz
Austria
Tel: (43) 50 555 41200
Fax: (43) 50 555 41119
paul.freudenthaler@ages.at
Policy and law, Genebank Curator, Information/Documentation  
Azerbaijan Ms Natavan  Kalantarova Genetic Resources Institute of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences - ANAS
155, Azadlig ave.
AZ1106 Baku
Azerbaijan
Tel: (994) 507494810
kalantarovanatavan@gmail.com
Information/Documentation; Genebank Curator  
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
afig.mammadov@gmail.com
Information/Documentation EURISCO NIFP 
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) 177545574
Fax: (375) 177540096
belgenbank@mail.ru
Information/documentation  
Belarus Mr Leanid Mishyn Belarus Research Institute of Vegetable Growing

220013 v. Samohvalovicshy, Minsk Region
Belarus
Tel: (375) 175066108
office@belniio.by
Information/Documentation  
Bosnia and Herzegovina Ms Marina Antić Genetic Resources Institute
University of Banja Luka
Univerzitetski grad, Bulevar vojvode Petra Bojovića 1A
78000 Banja Luka
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: (387) 51 348 082 - (387) 51 348081
Fax: (387) 51 312 818
marina.antic@igr.unibl.org
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
grahic.jasmin@live.com
Information/Documentation  
Estonia Mr Vahur Kukk Estonian Crop Research Institute
Aamisepa 1
48309 Jõgeva
Estonia
Tel: (372) 5058224
vahur.kukk@etki.ee
Information/Documentation ex officio (EURISCO NIFP) 
Finland Ms Merja Hartikainen Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Alimentum
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Alimentum,
31600  Jokioinen
Finland
Tel: (358) 295326105
merja.hartikainen@luke.fi
Information/documentation EURISCO NIFP 
France Ms Anne-Françoise Adam-Blondon
Contact person
INRAe (Institut national de recherche pour l’agriculture, l’alimentation et l’environnement)
Route de Saint-Cyr
78026 Versailles cedex
France
Tel: (33) (0) 1 30833749
Fax: (33) (0) 1 30833899
anne-francoise.adam-blondon@inrae.fr
Information/Documentation EURISCO NIFP 
France Ms Bernice  van Issum-Groyer Groupe d’Étude et de contrôle des Variétés Et des Semences - GEVES
25 rue Georges Morel - CS 90024
49071 Beaucouzé cedex
France
Tel: (33) (0)2 41 22 85 95
bernice.vanissum-groyer@GEVES.FR
Information/Documentation   
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
christoph.germeier@julius-kuehn.de
Information/Documentation  
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
opperman@ipk-gatersleben.de
Information/Documentation  
Germany Ms Sarah Sensen
Contact person
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
Sarah.Sensen@ble.de
Information/Documentation, Policy and law EURISCO NIFP 
Germany Mr Stephan Weise (IPK)
Chair
Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK) - Gatersleben
Corrensstrasse 3
06466 Stadt Seeland
Germany
Tel: (49) 394825744
Fax: (49) 394825155
weise@ipk-gatersleben.de
Information/Documentation  Nominated as Chair in November 2021 
Greece Mr Andreas Doulis Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER
Institute for Olive Tree, Subtropical Crops & Viticulture
POBox 2228
 Heraklion
Greece
Tel: (30) 2810 302316
Fax: (30) 2810 245873
andreas.doulis@nagref-her.gr
Information/Documentation, Plant breeder  
Greece Ms Eleni Maloupa Hellenic Agricultural Organization "DEMETER" - Directorate General of Agricultural Research, Institute of Breeding and Plant Genetic Resources
PO Box 60458
570 01 Thermi - Thessaloniki
Greece
Tel: (30) 2310 471613 (0) 220
Fax: (30) 2310 473024
maloupa@bbgk.gr
Crop specialist, Information/Documentation, Policy and law, other: Balkan Botanic Garden Kroussia (Curator)  
Greece Ms Theodora Pitsoli Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER
Sofokli Venizelou 1
14123 Lykovrissi, Athens
Greece
Tel: (30) 2108 45940; 2310471110
Fax: (30) 2840 740
dorapitsoli@yahoo.com
Genebank Curator, , Crop specialist, ,Information/Documentation, Policy and law,   
Greece Ms Parthenopi Ralli
Contact person
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
rallip@agro.auth.gr
Crop specialist, Genebank Curator, Information/Documentation, Information/Documentation ex officio (EURISCO NIFP) 
Greece Mr Demetris Taskos Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER
Institute of Olive trees, Subtropical crops and Viticulture.
1 S. Venizelou Str
14123 Lycovrissi (Athens)
Greece
Tel: (30) 2102847499
Fax: (30) 2102840629
Genebank Curator, Crop specialist, , Information/Documentation,   
Greece Ms Anastasia Tsagkarakou Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER
Agrokipio
73100 Chania
Greece
Tel: (30) 2810 3023/03-15
Fax: (30) 2810 245858
tsagkarakou@nagref.gr
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
Hungary Mr Lajos Horváth, Jr Center for Plant Diversity
Külsőmező 15
H-2799 Tápiószele
Hungary
Tel: (36) 53380070
Fax: (36) 53380072
ilhorvath@mail.nodik.hu
Information/Documentation  
Italy Ms Maria Antonietta Palombi Council for Research in Agriculture and Economics, Research Centre for Viticulture and Enology (CREA-VE)
Via Cantina Sperimentale, 1
00049 Velletri
Italy
Tel: (39) 069639027 - 069630222
mariaantonietta.palombi@crea.gov.it
Genebank Curator, Information/Documentation 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
miroslaw@t-com.me
Information/Documentation EURISCO NIFP 
North Macedonia 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
North Macedonia
Tel: (389) 2 3115277
mirjanajankulovska@yahoo.com
Information/Documentation  
Poland Mr Grzegorz  Kloc National Centre for Plant Genetic Resources Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute – National Research Institute (IHAR)
Radzików IHAR 1a
05-870  Błonie
Poland
Tel: (48) 22 7334640
g.kloc@ihar.edu.pl
Information/Documentation   
Portugal Ms Filomena Rocha
Contact person
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) 253198730
filomena.rocha@iniav.pt
Policy and law, Information/Documentation EURISCO NIFP 
Romania Ms Florin Tanasa Suceava Genebank (Banca de Resurse Genetice Vegetale Suceava)
Bd. 1, Mai, nr. 17
CP 720224 Suceava
Romania
Tel: +40 745621771
florin.tanasa@svgenebank.ro
Information/Documentation  
Serbia Ms Maja Jecmenica Directorate for National Reference Laboratories, Gene Bank Department
Batajnicki drun part 7, No 10
11080 Belgrade
Serbia
Tel: (381) 11 3772040
Fax: (381-11) 3117591
maja.jecmenica@minpolj.gov.rs
Genebank Curator, Policy and law, Information/Documentation  
Serbia Ms Milena Savić Ivanov
Contact person
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management
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
milena.savicivanov@minpolj.gov.rs
Information/Documentation EURISCO 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 7947307
Fax: (421) 33 7726306
lubomir.mendel@nppc.sk
Genebank Curator, Information/Documentation EURISCO NIFP 
Slovenia Ms Joži Jerman Cvelbar Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food
Dunajska cesta 22
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
Tel: (386) 41789265
Jozi.Cvelbar@gov.si
Information/documentation  
Slovenia Ms Jelka Šuštar Vozlič Agricultural Institute of Slovenia
Hacquetova ulica 17
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
Tel: (386) 1 2805188
Fax: (386) 1 2805255
jelka.sustar-vozlic@kis.si
Genebank Curator - 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) 91 502 6670
Fax: (34) 91 8819287
rosa@inia.es
Information/documentation EURISCO NIFP 
Sweden Mr Kjell-Åke Lundblad Nordic Genetic Resource Center
PO Box 41
 Alnarp
Sweden
Tel: (46) 40 53 66 47
Fax: (46) 40 53 66 50
kjellake.lundblad@nordgen.org
Information/Documentation (all crops) EURISCO NIFP 
Switzerland Mr Christian  Eigenmann Federal Office for Agriculture FOAG
Schwarzenburgstrasse 165
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 58 465 17 04
Fax: (41) 58 462 2634
genres@blw.admin.ch
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
Switzerland Mr Markus Hardegger Federal Office for Agriculture FOAG
Schwarzenburgstrasse 165
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 58 464 98 51
Fax: (41) 58 462 26 34
genres@blw.admin.ch
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
Switzerland Ms Christina Kägi
Contact person
Federal Office for Agriculture FOAG
Schwarzenburgstrasse 165
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 58 465 60 87
Fax: (41) 58 462 26 34
genres@blw.admin.ch
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
Switzerland Mr Hanspeter Kreis Federal Office for Agriculture FOAG
Schwarzenburgstrasse 165
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 58 465 13 36
Fax: (41) 58 462 26 34
genres@blw.admin.ch
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
lerzangul.aykas@tarimorman.gov.tr
Information/Documentation  
United Kingdom Mr Julian Hoskings


United Kingdom
Tel: (44) 7970932853
julian.hosking2@btinternet.com
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
United Kingdom Ms Lin  Huang Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS)
Aberystwyth University, Plas Gogerddan
SY23 3EE Aberystwyth
United Kingdom
Tel: (44) (0)1970 823109
lsh@aber.ac.uk
Genebank Curator; Information/Documentation; other expertise - UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) & Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS).  
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
nigel.maxted@dial.pipex.com
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
United Kingdom Mr Matthew Ordidge School of Agriculture, Policy and Development
University of Reading
Whiteknights
RG6 6EU Reading
United Kingdom
Tel: (44) 7789731785
m.ordidge@reading.ac.uk
Information/Documentation  
United Kingdom Ms Lydia Smith NIAB
Huntingdon Road
CB3 0LE Cambridge
United Kingdom
Tel: (44) (0) 1223 342242
lydia.smith@niab.com
Crop specialist, Information/Documentation  
United Kingdom Mr Chris Turnbull University of Reading
WhiteknightsPOB 217
RG6 6AH Reading, Berkshire
United Kingdom
c.j.turnbull@reading.ac.uk Information/Documentation