GRPI - Genetic Resources Policy Initiative: strengthening capacity to analyze national options

Keywords

Agro-biodiversity conservation, economic analysis, legal and policy analysis, incentives for conservation, institutions, capacity building

Countries

Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania

Summary

1) Identifying and recommending to Task Forces and stakeholder groups ways in which economics can play a role in national genetic resources policy-making

2) Conducting economic analyses of legal and policy options concerning conservation, sustainable use and control of genetic resources for food and agriculture (GRFA) in Ethiopia and East African region.

Methodology

Workshops, Conferences, Case studies

Main Cooperation Partners

GTZ, IPGRI, ILRI, Local partners in Ethiopia and East African region

Main Funding Partners

BMZ/GTZ through IPGRI

Publications

Mburu J. and E. Wale (in press) “Local Organizations Involved in Conserving Crop Genetic Resources in Ethiopia and Kenya: Conditions for their Emergence and Success in Ethiopia and Kenya”, Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution

Duration of the Project

November 2004 - June 2008

Project Homepage
http://www.grpi.org

Contact

John Mburu

Dr. John Mburu

Phone.:
+49-228-73-

Project Homepage
http://www.grpi.org