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Invitation to the conference: “The National Strategy for Sustainable Use and Conservation of Farm Animal Genetic Resources”

The National Research Institute of Animal Production invites you to the conference: “The Implementation of the National Strategy for Sustainable Use and Conservation of Farm Animal Genetic Resources: Achievements and Challenges”, which will be held on 19th October 2017 in the Conference Room of the National Research Institute of Animal Production in Balice, 1 Krakowska Street.

The conference is of a technical nature and aims at summarizing the effects and exchanging past experiences in the implementation of the “National Strategy for Sustainable Use and Conservation of Farm Animal Genetic Resources” and the “Action Plan for National Strategy”.

The aim of the meeting is to share the collected information and exchange opinions within discussion panels paying particular attention to new actions and initiatives undertaken in favour of genetic resources of farm animals, which form part of the implementation of the National Strategy.

The agenda:

10.00–10.15 am

Conference Opening – the Director of the National Research Institute of Animal Production

10.15-10.35 am

The National Strategy for Sustainable Use and Conservation of Farm Animal Genetic Resources as an element of the implementation of the Global Action Plan (E. Martyniuk)

10.35-10.50 am

The effects of the implementation of the National Strategy in light of survey results (A. Chełmińska)

10.50–11.00 am

Questions and discussion

 


11.00-11.10 am

11.10-11.20 am

11.20-11.30 am


11.30-12.00 pm

Part 1. Mechanisms of cooperation for the collection and transfer of information on genetic resources of farm animals:

  • European database of farm animals EFABIS (G. Polak)
  • Database of farm animals (representative of the Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture)
  • Databases of breeders associations using the example of dairy cattle (representative of the Polish Federation of Cattle Breeders and Milk Producers)

Discussion panel featuring three speakers

12.00-12.30 pm

Coffee break

 

12.30-12.45 pm

12.45-1.00 pm



1.00-1.30 pm

Part 2. Animal genetic resources conservation programmes

  • The implementation of conservation programmes: difficulties, problems and successes (J. Krupiński)
  • The role of advisors in the implementation of agri-environmental-climatic action and the Strategy (representative of the Agricultural Advisory Centre)

Discussion panel featuring two speakers and the representatives of the Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture and the organizations maintaining breeding books

 

 

1.30-1.45 pm

1.45-1.55 pm

1.55-2.05 pm


2.05-2.15 pm



2.15-2.25 pm

2.25-2.35 pm

 

2.35-3.10 pm

Part 3. Shaping social awareness, education, promotion and popularization of using native breeds through their products and environmental services

  • Traditional and regional products (representative of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development)
  • The implementation of the National Strategy in the work of the Agricultural Advisory Centre in Wielkopolska (representative of the Agricultural Advisory Centre of Wielkopolskie voivodeship)
  • The implementation of the National Strategy in the work of the Agricultural Advisory Centre in Mazovia region (representative of the Agricultural Advisory Centre of Mazovian voivodeship)
  • The activity of the Marshal Office of the Silesian voivodeship for the implementation of the National Strategy (representative of the Marshal Office of the Silesian voivodeship)
  • Native breeds in active environmental protection (representative of the Ministry of Environment)
  • The activities of the Marshal Office of Subcarpathian voivodeship for the implementation of the National Strategy (representative of the Marshal Office of the Subcarpathian voivodeship)

Discussion panel featuring all the speakers and representatives of science and non-governmental organizations

3.10-3.25 pm

Session summary and conclusions

3.25-4.15 pm

Dinner