Voluntary guidelines for the conservation and sustainable use of farmers’ varieties/landraces

  • 14/11/2019
  • FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations published new guidelines aimed at assuring crop diversity and farmers' resilience to plant genetic resource loss. The Voluntary Guidelines for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Farmers Varieties/Landraces are a valuable aid to countries in developing national plans to conserve these critical crop resources.