Session 1: The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

Training materials for Session 1 include lecture notes, PowerPoint presentations and interactive group practice exercises to reinforce an understanding of the impact and working of International Treaty law in the types of situations that professionals in plant genetic resources can expect to face. Each exercise includes “Practical Considerations” for the exercise which introduces key issues and questions to facilitate group discussions.

Additional handouts to enrich the training include a summary of overheads for each presentation, references to the full-text of relevant laws and policies and a bibliography for further reading.

Other materials for trainers include an overview with a complete list of handouts, workshop schedule, an evaluation form and Day 1 Instructions for Trainers with a timed schedule of activities and handouts. See also Information for Trainers , for a selection of templates, tips, and step-by-step guidelines for planning and delivering a successful training workshop.

PresentationsLecture NotesExercises

 Session 1: Understanding and Implementing the  International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture -  Schedule and objectives  (135 KB)

 Session 1: Presentation 1 - Part 1. Rationale for the Treaty (379 KB)

 Session 1: Presentation 1 – Part 2. Introduction to the Treaty (284 KB)

 Session 1: Presentation 2. A More Detailed Consideration of Some Elements of the Treaty (169 KB)

 Session 1: Presentation 3. Implementing the Treaty (157 KB)

 The International Treaty
in the Context of Other Legal Instruments
 (193 KB)

 The Rationale for the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (209 KB)

 An Overview of the Provisions of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (312 KB)

 The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: Open Issues and Concerns (231 KB)

 National Implementation of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (317 KB)

 Exercise 1. Making Decisions about Access to Genetic Resources (130 KB)

 Exercise 1. Worksheet (7 KB)

 Exercise 1. Hypothetical Case 1 (66 KB)

 Exercise 1. Hypothetical Case 2 (61 KB)

 Exercise 1. Hypothetical Case 3 (61 KB)

 Exercise 1. Practical Considerations for Exercise 1 (93 KB)

 Exercise 2. Interpreting the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (81 KB)

 Exercise 2. Worksheet (65 KB)

 Exercise 2. Practical Considerations for Exercise 2 (243 KB)

 Exercise 3. Implementing the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (122 KB)

 Exercise 3. National ABS Legislation (10 KB)

 Exercise 3. Worksheet (61 KB)

 Exercise 3. Practical Considerations for Exercise 3 (176 KB)

Additional information

Other HandoutsInformation for Trainers

 Summary of Overheads for Session 1 (798 KB)

 Reference Materials (18 KB)

 Bibliography (33 KB)

 Day 1- Instructions for Trainers (399 KB)

 Day 1 - Schedule (143 KB)

 Overview and List of Handouts (59 KB)

 Evaluation of Strengths and Weaknesses (8 KB)

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