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In vivo conservation of animal genetic resources

Conservation of animal genetic resources -- ensuring that these valuable resources remain available for future use by livestock breeders -- is one of the four strategic priority areas of the Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources, which was adopted in 2007 and is the first internation

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Publication Year: 
2013
Non IUCN Publication

Cryoconservation of animal genetic resources

These guidelines describe, in logical chronological order, the process of establishing a programme for cryoconservation of animal genetic resources, starting with the process of confirming the decision to implement a cryoconservation programme.

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Publication Year: 
2012
Non IUCN Publication

Breeding strategies for sustainable management of animal genetic resources

Genetic improvement is an essential component of the management of animal genetic resources and can make important contributions to food security and rural development. Yet, the majority of developing countries have not been successful in sustaining breed development programmes.

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Publication Year: 
2010
Non IUCN Publication

Preparation of national strategies and action plans for animal genetic resources

Preparing and implementing a national strategy and action plan will enable countries to translate the Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources and the momentum it has created into an effective and comprehensive approach to the sustainable use, development and conservatin of their animal

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Publication Year: 
2009
Non IUCN Publication

Phenotypic characterization of animal genetic resources

These guidelines on Phenotypic characterization of animal genetic resources address Strategic Priority Area 1 of the Global Plan of Action – "Characterization, inventory and monitoring of trends and associated risks".

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Publication Year: 
2012
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