Farmer’s Pride’s International Conference in Portugal

Location: Tróia, Portugal

Date: 21-24 june 2021 - 06.24.2021


The European network called Farmer’s Pride, which NordGen is part of, is arranging the international conference “ENSURING DIVERSITY FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE Plant genetic resources – in nature and on-farm” in TRÓIA, PORTUGAL. The conference has been postponed several times due to COVID-19 but is now planned to 21–24 June 2021.

The international conference is an opportunity to:

  • share knowledge and perspectives
  • promote the in situ conservation and sustainable use of plant genetic resources in legislative and governance frameworks
  • scale up progress in Europe and other regions with a view to creating a global initiative to safeguard diversity for food and agriculture in the future.

The conference is arranged by Farmer’s Pride, in association with the European Association for Research on Plant Breeding – Genetic Resources Section, and the European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources
Hosted by the Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária – Banco Português de Germoplasma Vegetal

Read more about the conference here.