Brussels, 15 March 2016 - A newly published study on the socio-economic value of plant breeding in Europe demonstrates strong positive impact on growth and employment, as well as environmental protection and biodiversity preservation.
ESA held its 2015 Annual Meeting in Vienna, Austria, from 10 to 13 October, again bringing together more than 900 seed sector representatives from around the globe, with a growing participation from countries outside of the European Union.
At the Annual Meeting 2015 in Vienna, the European Seed Association handed over a voluntary financial contribution of 300.000 EUR to the FAO Interna-tional Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources in Food in Agriculture (FAO IT).
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