Indian Society of Plant Genetic Resources

Attention ISPGR Life Members:
Brainstorming meeting & 75th Birthday Celebrations of Dr. RS Paroda On Aug 28 2017

ISPGR is pleased to announce the organization of a brainstorming meeting on ‘Strategies for Implementation of Delhi Declaration’ is being organized on August 28, 2017 from 2:00-6:00 pm in NAAS Conference Room, NASC Complex, New Delhi. The meeting is co-organized by ICAR and National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, in collaboration with Bioversity International, Trust for Advancement of Agricultural Science (TAAS), PPV&FRA and Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding (ISGPB). The meeting is expected to develop a roadmap for effective implementation of the Delhi Declaration in India, with an aim of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

The brainstorming meeting will be followed by celebration of the 75th birthday of Dr. RS Paroda.

ISPGR life members are invited to attend both functions. Seats are limited and invitation is on first come first serve basis.

Please confirm your participation by sending email to or calling Dr. RK Tyagi, General Secretary, ISPGR.

Brainstorming program

Birthday program

1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress (IAC 2016)

The ISPGR is pleased to announce organization of 1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress (IAC 2016) from November 6-9, 2016 in New Delhi, India. The objective of the Congress is to provide a platform to all the stakeholders engaged in genetic resource conservation and management to deliberate on thematic issues of global importance, with major emphasis on rational and effective use of agrobiodiversity for food, nutrition and environmental security.

The IAC 2016 is being organized by the Indian Society of Plant Genetic Resources (ISPGR) and Bioversity International, in collaboration with Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Right Authority (PPV&FRA) (Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare), National Biodiversity Authority (Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change), Trust for Advancement of Agricultural Science (TAAS), National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) and Global Crop Diversity Trust (GCDT). The organizers are pleased to invite scientists, students, farmers, as well as representatives from government, non-government organizations and industry to share their research experiences for sustainable management and utilization of agrobiodiversity. Please visit the Congress website ( for details about abstract submission and participation.

ISPGR looks forward to your participation in this unique event.

With best regards,


President, ISPGR

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