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Seed and Plant Genetic Resources Service - AGPS
Table 6.1 Regional and Sub-Regional PGRFA networks. Region Sub-region Existing PGRFA Status and Crop specific networks networks comments Europe West. ECP/GR Very EUFORGEN: for forest genetic Europe well-developed resources. ESCORENA: for network; flax, olive, soybean and self-financing sub-tropical fruits. MESFIN: Fruits for Mediterranean region. East. Most countries Europe of the region are members South Well-developed Network activities involving East network; Links institutions from Eur., N. Mediterran with ECP/GR Afr. and W. Asia on . need to be pistachio, rocket, oregano, strengthened hulled wheat. MESFIN: Fruits (eg in for Mediterranean region. Mediterranean) Near East West Asia WANANET Except for CIS countries of Central Asia, most countries of the region are members Central Network or Asia sub-network required for CIS countries of Central Asia Africa Southern SPGRC Well-developed SACCAR coordinates several South of Africa network; all networks for improvement of Sahara countries of millet, groundnut, pigeonpea, the region are cowpea, rootcrops, wheat, members; maize, bean, and regional Partially self vegetables financed. Central ___ Network for CORAF includes some crop Africa Central & networks for peanuts , Western Africa cotton, casava, maize and rice proposed in context of existing organizations West. Same as for Central Africa Africa East ___ Need for closer PRAPACE: for potato and Africa cooperation sweet potato; EARRNET: root identified crops; EARSMN: sorghum and millet; EARCORBE: banana; RESAPAC: bean; AFRENA: agro-forestry Indian ___ Ocean Asia / South Asia S.As./PGRN Formal network ___ Pacific is being established South RECSEA Well developed APINMAP information on East Asia network, needs medicinal and aromatic more financing plants, SAPPRAD: for potato and sweet potato; UPWARD:potato East Asia E.As./PGRN Formal network ___ is being established Pacific Pacific PGRN Formal network Carried out in the context of is being other cooperative initiated arrangements: PRAP for sweet potato, SPC: root crops Americas South TROPIGEN Well-established Bean: PROFIZA (Andean zone); America REDARFIT networks, Potato: PRACIPA (Andean Procisur-RF ago-ecologically zone), PROCIPA; Cacao: based, all PROCACAO; coffee: PROMECAFE. countries IAGNET (Citrus); members of one or more C. Am & REMERFI Well-established PROFIJOL for bean; PRECODEPA Mexico network for potato. IAGNET (Citrus); Caribbean CMPGR New network, PRECODEPA network for potato mostly focused on anglophone countries; need to integrate with hispanophone and francophone countries North ___ Good bilateral America links.