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Record number 479461
Title Conservation and sustainable use of Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture : country report of the Netherlands for the 2nd State of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture : executive summary
Author(s) Hiemstra, S.J.; Hoving, A.H.; Oldenbroek, J.K.
Source Wageningen/The Hague : CGN&Ministry of Economic Affairs (CGN report 31) - 25
Department(s) Animal Breeding & Genomics
ASG Facilities, Staff & Services
Centrum voor Genetische Bronnen Nederland
Publication type Book or proceedings aimed at a professional audience (editor)
Publication year 2014
Keyword(s) genetische bronnen van diersoorten - genetische diversiteit - landbouwbeleid - conservering - duurzaamheid (sustainability) - voedselveiligheid - landbouw - nederland - specialisatie - technologie - bedrijfsgrootte in de landbouw - animal genetic resources - genetic diversity - agricultural policy - conservation - sustainability - food safety - agriculture - netherlands - specialization - technology - farm size
Categories Animal Gene Banks and Genetic Resources
Abstract The updated Dutch national report on conservation and sustainable use of Animal Genetic Resources summarizes the state of national implementation of the Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources. Seven strategic priority areas have been identified, dealing with remaining or future challenges. At national level conservation strategies will be strengthened to halt the loss of farm animal genetic diversity and to protect our bio-cultural heritage. New technologies will be adopted and further developed for characterization, conservation and breeding purposes. The Netherlands will contribute to the global agenda by generating knowledge and development of improved breeding material for sustainable development of the livestock sector and future food security.
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