Policy paper

UK national action plan on farm animal genetic resources

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The plan identifies 38 Recommended Actions to help in the protection and sustainable use of our FAnGR,



The UK’s Farm Animal Genetic Resources (FAnGR) - its farm animal breeds, strains and varieties, and the variability within them - are of great economic, social and cultural importance.

This National Action Plan has been produced at the request of UK Government rural affairs departments, in response to one of the major recommendations of the UK Country Report on Animal Genetic Resources, published in 2002.

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