- Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
- Part of:
- FAnGR resources for farmers and livestock breeders and Food and farming industry
- 10 May 2011
This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
The UK’s official contribution to the Food and Agriculture Organisation’s “First Report on the State of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources”.
Ref: PB7959 PDF, 463KB, 86 pages
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This UK Country Report on Animal Genetic Resources is the United Kingdom’s official contribution to the Food and Agriculture Organisation’s “First Report on the State of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources”.
It has been produced by a 24 member National Consultative Committee on Farm Animal Genetic Resources representing all main farmed species interests, a number of non-governmental organisations engaged in breed management and conservation and the leading institutes and University Departments involved in animal breeding and genetics.
It fulfils one of the Government’s obligations under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in relation to conserving biological diversity in food and agriculture.
Published: 10 May 2011