European Regional Focal Point for Animal Genetic Resources (ERFP)

The European Regional Focal Point for Animal Genetic Resources (ERFP) is the regional platform to support the in situ and ex situ conservation and sustainable use of animal genetic resources and to facilitate the implementation of FAO's Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources in Europe.

  • 21.12.2017 -

    Animal Biotechnology 2017 - “Biodiversity - Animal Genetic Resources”, Nitra, Slovakia

    The conference Animal Biotechnology 2017 was held on December 7th, 2017 in the National Agricultural and Food Centre (NPPC), Research Institute for Animal Production Nitra in Lužianky. The main topic of the conference was biodiversity, especially animal genetic resources (AnGR). Speakers participated also in the panel discussion, which addressed the legislative issues and gene banks in Europe. Find presentations and report on www.vuzv.sk, section Animal Biotechnology 2017. [more]


  • 15.11.2017 -

    ERFP model and functioning were presented in the Asia Region

    ERFP model and functioning were presented at the Meeting of National Coordinators for the Management of Animal Genetic Resources in the Asia Region. Further information.[more]


  • 13.09.2017 -

    Slovenian local breeds at the 55th International Agricultural Fair

    Slovenian local breeds were present at the 55th International Agricultural Fair in Slovenia. Many different products and activities such as from sheep to wool and others were presented during the fair. Visitors and government representatives were learning about the local breeds and products including tasting. Few moments from the fair are available here.[more]