Agricultural Biodiversity under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

Agricultural Biodiversity under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Related

European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity:: One of the 8 topic centres created by the European Environment Agency (EEA) since December 1994 to collect, analyse, assess, synthetise the information on environment in Europe.

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers:: Professional and technical organization of members worldwide interested in engineering knowledge and technology for food and agriculture and associated industries.

Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics:: Published by the American Statistical Association and the International Biometric Society. Contents and abstracts from 1997 to 1999 (vol.2 to vol.5). Subscribers-only online access to current issues.

Agricultural Biodiversity Weblog:: This weblog collects in one place anything the authors find on the internet that relates somehow to agricultural biodiversity of crops, animals, wild relatives. Contains up to date links to a wide range of issues.

Conservation and Sustainable Use of Agricultural Biodiversity:: This UPWARD three-volume publication is a global compilation by scientists, development specialists, academics, policy-makers and donors. Vol. 1: understanding agricultural biodiversity, Vol. 2: strengthening local management of agricultural biodiversity, and Vol. 3: ensuring an enabling environment for agricultural biodiversity. PDF downloads of all 75 chapters available.

UK Agricultural Biodiversity Coalition (UKabc):: Agricultural Biodiversity for Food Sovereignty and Food Security. Agricultural biodiversity resource website provides CSO resources, International Seed Treatysustainable and equitable use for food and livelihood security and food sovereignty. Linking UK public interest organisations concerned with its sustainable use, conservation, intellectual property, biotechnology, genetic engineering.

Australian Clearing House on Agricultural Biodiversity:: Page provides background; outlines Australia's interests in taxonomy, sustainable use indicators, access to crop variety germplasm, genetic resources and alien species used in agriculture, and international agricultural trade competitiveness; and links to a selection of relevant current sites, papers and publications.

Belgian Clearing House: Agricultural Biodiversity:: Useful links to Belgian institutes' websites on agricultural biodiversity, to the Agris database on Belgian livestock breeds, as well as links to relevant international organisations.

German Agricultural Biodiversity Clearing House:: GENRES is the German government's information service on genetic resources for food and agriculture. It has comprehensive links to all relevant documents in English including a reprinted PDF of German policy on agricultural biodiversity (Aug 2010).

Netherlands Clearing House for Agricultural Biodiversity:: Site provides information about The Netherlands approach to work on agricultural biodiversity. Links to details on specific programmes are being added.

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UK Agricultural Biodiversity Coalition (UKabc)
Platform for Agrobiodiversity Research (PAR)
Bioversity International
People, Land Management and Environmental Change
Towards Food Sovereignty: Reclaiming Autonomous Food Systems