Organized by the Indian Society of Plant Genetic Resources and Bioversity International, a member of the CGIAR Consortium, this event will provide a platform for stakeholders to discuss issues and ideas around the sustainable management of agricultural biodiversity. It will bring together experts in agricultural biodiversity and genetic resources, biotechnology, nutrition, ecology and environmental science, agronomy, forestry, law and policy analysis, economics and other related fields of science and the social sciences. Abstracts can be submitted until 1 April 2016 under the following themes: agrobiodiversity for food, nutrition and ecosystem services; agrobiodiversity for adaptation and mitigation of climate change; intellectual property rights (IPRs), access and benefit-sharing (ABS) and farmers' rights; quarantine, biosafety and biosecurity issues; conservation strategies and methodologies; science-led innovation for agrobiodiversity management and sustainable use; and capacity building and strengthening partnerships.
dates: 6-9 November 2016
venue: Vigyan Bhavan Conference Centre, Vigyan Bhavan Rajpath Area, Central Secretariat, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
location: New Delhi, Delhi, India
contact: Congress Secretariat (Bioversity International)
phone: +91 11 25849000/1/2
fax: +91 11 25849002