and Protection Division - AGP
Seed and Plant Genetic Resources Service - AGPS
Seed and Planting Material Development
Development of procedures for seed quality control and exchange at national and regional level.
Development of seed production improvement policies, based on regional seed production assessments previously conducted in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Holding regional training courses on seed improvement, seed testing and quality control, seed production, storage, distribution and legislation for middle-level trainees and farmers.
Offering technical guidance to strengthen the activities of the Seed Production and Improvement Network for the Near East and North Africa Region, in cooperation with IARCs.
Supporting seed and planting material production and related technical and regulatory issues to help develop regional and national seed production programmes.