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New educational materials for International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

24 December 2010

The learning module, available in English, French and Spanish, aims to explain the Treaty in the context of other international agreements and how to use its Standard Material Transfer Agreement (SMTA) to exchange crop diversity. It was developed by Bioversity International and sponsored by the CGIAR System-wide Genetic Resources Programme and the CGIAR Generation Challenge Programme.

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Bioversity International, Bioversity for short, is the operating name of the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI) - based in Maccarese, Italy - and the International Network for Improvement of Banana and Plantain (INIBAP). 

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