Course on Contemporary approaches to genetic resources conservation and use with fellowship opportunity

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Course on Contemporary approaches to genetic resources conservation and use with fellowship opportunity

Time: April 3, 2017 to April 21, 2017
Location: Wageningen, The Netherlands
Website or Map: http://www.wageningenur.nl/en…
Event Type: course
Organized By: Wageningen UR, Centre for Development Innovation
Latest Activity: Jun 29, 2016

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This course is devoted to analyzing plant genetic resources policies and their impact on conservation and use. It aims to support policymakers and other stakeholders in implementing policies and developing appropriate management strategies ex situ and in situ.

Upon completion of the course you will:

  • understand current perspectives, concepts and strategies regarding the conservation and use of genetic resources;
  • be able to apply genetic resources management strategies which covers aspect of gene bank management and on-farm management;
  • be familiar with the history and contents of international agreements, in particular the CBD, IT-PGRFA, WTO-TRIPS and UPOV;
  • be able to implement the International Treaty and the Nagoya Protocol, including the Treaty’s  Multilateral System, its Standard Material Transfer Agreement, the Funding Strategy and aspects of Farmers’ Rights.

For more information and online application: http://www.wageningenur.nl/en/Expertise-Services/Research-Institutes/centre-for-development-innovation/short-courses/Shortcourses2017/CDIcourse_contemporary_approaches_2017.htm

How to apply: http://www.wageningenur.nl/en/Expertise-Services/Research-Institutes/centre-for-development-innovation/short-courses/how-to-apply.htm

More information on fellowships: http://www.wageningenur.nl/en/Expertise-Services/Research-Institutes/centre-for-development-innovation/short-courses/scholarships.htm

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