(IT)PGRFA

(IT)PGRFA: The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) of the United Nations is a binding treaty focused on ABS for 64 of our most important crops –crops that together account for 80 percent of all human consumption . Through the Treaty‚Äôs Multilateral System (MLS), countries agree to make their genetic diversity and related information about the crops stored in their gene banks available to all.

The full text of the treaty, including the list of species concerned, can be downloaded below.

Full text of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture