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International workshop on India-EU collaboration in seed sector development and Plant Variety Protection

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

On the 22 and 23 of February an International workshop on India-EU collaboration in seed sector development and PVP will be held in New Delhi.

 

This event is jointly organised by:

  • Protection of Plant Varieties & Farmers Right Authority, (Department of Agriculture, Co-operation and Farmers Welfare; Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare, Govt. of India)
  • Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, (Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India),  Community Plant Variety Office and the EUIPO (European Union)

With the support of:

  • The German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture,
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, The Netherlands

Participation will involve EU and Indian representatives together with Representatives from EU Breeder’s Associations

This joint workshop shall help:

  • To create a forum of interaction between plant breeders, seed associations & PVP offices for EU and India
  • To strengthen skills and knowledge of the Plant Variety Rights legislation in the EU-CPVO, India and UPOV
  • To build a framework on Convention Country arrangement for mutual recognition of PVP legislations with the member countries at EU with India